Jerry Johnston Interviews Ben Witherington on Biblical Illiteracy in the Church

 

A leading New Testament scholar and author of over 40 books, Dr. Ben Witherington is the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky. Pew Research has documented the indisputable rise Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Ben Witherington on Biblical Illiteracy in the Church”

Jerry Johnston Researches Reason Rally 2016: Maryam Namazie Address

Can every conservative– from moderate to extremist– be lumped into the same pot? Maryam Namazie, an Iranian-born former Muslim, believes so. Namazie is a civil rights activist, known for encouraging women to post Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Researches Reason Rally 2016: Maryam Namazie Address”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Penn Jillette on Atheism and the Bible

 

A highly recognizable character, Penn Jillette has toured the world in his act Penn & Teller. Author of Every day is an Atheist Holiday! and outspoken proponent of atheism, Jillette entertained the thousands of atheists gathered at the 2016 Reason Rally. In my brief interview with Penn Jillette, I asked him his opinion of the Bible. Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Penn Jillette on Atheism and the Bible”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Mandisa Thomas on the Efficacy of the American Pulpit

 

Is the pulpit in America meeting the needs of men and women in the 21st century? I spoke with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, about the efficacy of the pulpit in the American church. I asked Mandisa if the church has failed to address Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Mandisa Thomas on the Efficacy of the American Pulpit”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Muhammad Syed on the Evidence for Christianity

 

Extraordinary claims without evidence? While capturing footage at the American Atheist Convention in Memphis for our documentary, I interviewed Muhammad Syed.  Founder of Ex-Muslims of North America, Syed is an advocate for Muslims Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Muhammad Syed on the Evidence for Christianity”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Susan Blackmore on the Legitimacy of Jesus’ Miracles

 

While interviewing prominent atheists at the Atheist Convention in Memphis, my team and I filmed with Dr. Susan Blackmore. Blackmore was brought up as a Christian but in her words, Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Susan Blackmore on the Legitimacy of Jesus’ Miracles”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Michael Cromartie on the Media’s Representation of Christianity

 

Generally, complimentary does not describe the media’s representation of Christianity.  Commendably, a group correcting this unawareness of religion is the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Michael Cromartie on the Media’s Representation of Christianity”