News: In The Toledo Blade

BGW-Toledo-Blade-2On January 21, 2017, I and Mark Christensen from Lourdes University were featured above the fold in the Toledo Blade’s religion section for a piece on the place of the philosophy of religion (“School thought: Philosophy paves way for religious debate”).

Check it out:

“Part of the problem that you run into with religious studies is that nobody can actually agree on a precise definition of religion, because the concept is so widely encompassing,” said Brandon Withrow, an author who is a religious history scholar and has taught religion and philosophy at Winebrenner Theological Seminary and the University of Findlay.

But people can talk about religious philosophy. Read full article at The Toledo Blade

Quoted in the Toledo Blade today

I was quoted today in the Toledo Blade in the article “Church Follows in missionary footsteps of ancient saints.”

“Can the missionary work of two ninth-century Byzantine Greek brothers serve as a model for evangelism in 21st-century America?”…Keep reading at the Toledo Blade.

The report on my Didache lecture in the Toledo Blade

The Toledo Blade has a report on my January 6 Winbrenner Theological Summit lecture on the Didache.

Ancient document served as manual for new converts: Winebrenner professor explores the impact of ‘The Didache’:

Brandon Withrow, professor of historical and theological studies at Winebrenner Theological Seminary, provided a look at the impact of the landmark document in a lecture titled “The Path of Discipleship from the Time of The Didache.”  Read the entire article at