Ben Witherington III, The Jesus Quest: The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1995), p. 44. For a thorough critique of this book, see Robert J. Miller, “Can the Historical Jesus Be Made Safe for Orthodoxy? A Critique of The Jesus Quest by Ben Witherington III,” Journal of Higher Criticism 4.1 (Spring 1997).