Forged: Writing in the Name of God--Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are
Bart D. Ehrman, the New York Times bestselling author of Jesus, Interrupted and God’s Problem reveals which books in the Bible’s New Testament were not passed down by Jesus’s disciples, but were instead forged by other hands—and why this centuries-hidden scandal is far more significant than many scholars are willing to admit. A controversial work of historical reporting in the tradition of Elaine Pagels, Marcus Borg, and John Dominic Crossan, Ehrman’s Forged delivers a stunning explication of one of the most substantial—yet least discussed—problems confronting the world of biblical scholarship.
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Like candy, if you happen (like me) to find New Testament scholarship sweet. This is a welcome exploration of something that I was taught in theological school: it was common practice in the earliest ... Read full review
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I'm happy to have finished another book of Erhman's works. In this book he goes beyond the inadvertent errors that crept into the biblical canon and addresses the deliberate falsification that can be ... Read full review
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Bart D. Ehrman
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