Preface 1. Passed Over, Past Due 2. From the Essenes to Jesus 3. The Table of the Entitled and the Table of the Lord: Eating and Drinking in Corinth 4. The Long Farewell: The Feast in John 13a17 5. Missing Supper: The Eucharist in Early Christianity 6. Second Century Sacraments 7. When the Meal became the Mass 8. Mystery of the Meal Notes
Ben Witherington, III (Ph.D. Durham) is Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary and the author of more than 20 books, including The Problem with Evangelical Theology (Baylor University Press 2005) and Troubled Waters: Rethinking the Theology of Baptism (Baylor University Press 2007).
Witherington provides compelling answers to many of the crucial
issues. - E. Arnold, Professor and Chairman, Department of New
Testament, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
In sum, this volume is an excellent model of how scholars can serve the church by applying multiple disciplines to important issues in the church and making the results available in an accessible manner -- Matthew S. Harmon, Grace Theological Seminary -- Bulletin for Biblical Research