Wednesday, July 2, 2008

"Pagan Christianity"

Ben Witherington, blogger and professor at Asbury Seminary (where my nephew - who just became a father - attends), has critiqued Pagan Christianity by George Barna and Frank Viola. You can read parts one, two, three, and four.

UPDATE: More reviews by the following ---


  1. Another scholar punches holes in Ben Witherington’s review of Pagan Christianity. Read here,


  2. The sequel to “Pagan Christianity?” is out now. It’s called “Reimagining Church”. It picks up where “Pagan Christianity” left off and continues the conversation. (“Pagan Christianity” was never meant to be a stand alone book; it’s part one of the conversation.) “Reimagining Church” is endorsed by Leonard Sweet, Shane Claiborne, Alan Hirsch, and many others. You can read a sample chapter at
    It’s also available on Frank is also blogging now at