Author introduces biblical mathematics as ‘The Other Witness’

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Ben Behrens illuminates importance of math to understanding Bible

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“The number usage in Bible stories parallels or confirms the truth of an event,” Behrens says. “Hence, the math becomes the other witness.”

In reading the Bible, author Ben Behrens began to question if the numbers contained within had other meanings besides the strictly quantitative values. Within his new book, “The Other Witness” (published by iUniverse), Behrens takes a unique approach to the study of numbers in Scripture and everyday life.

This quick read highlights the surprisingly important role numbers play in understanding the Bible. “The Other Witness” serves as a starting point for the exploration of biblical math and inspires readers to take on their own research for a greater appreciation of the Scriptural truth.

“The number usage in Bible stories parallels or confirms the truth of an event,” Behrens says. “Hence, the math becomes the other witness.”

Behrens’ book adds another dimension of understanding the Bible to biblical studies as it not only illustrates the integration of mathematics in past biblical events, but also illuminates current and future happenings through the language of God’s mathematics.

“The Other Witness”
By Ben Behrens
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 124 pages | ISBN 9781491755556
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 124 pages | ISBN 9781491755563
E-Book | 124 pages | ISBN 9781491755570
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ben Behrens holds an associate degree in pre-engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics. He used his mathematical abilities in building design and construction for over 40 years. Now retired, he focuses on reading and researching biblical numbers. He currently lives in Bartelso, Illinois.

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