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The Untold Story of Forgery in the Bible
In Forged, leading Bible authority Bart D. Ehrman exposes one of the most unsettling ironies of the early Christian tradition: the use of deception to establish the truth. With the scholarly expertise and provocative claims for which he's known, Ehrman reveals which texts were forged in the name of Jesus's disciples and considers how the deceptions of an unnamed few have prevailed for centuries. The untold story of widespread forgery in the ancient world sheds new light on how documents of scandalous origin became part of the Bible we have today.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Dr. Ehrman finds deceitful intent almost everywhere he looks. That's not to say that where he looks, the NT and the apocrypha, there aren't (depending on your perspective)... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Patrick J. Goggins
I've read a half dozen of Bart Ehrman's books and would consider myself a 'fan' of his work. As with his other books, "Forged" presents precepts of modern biblical... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Irene Ringworm
I've read several of Bart Ehrman's books. They have not changed my beliefs, but they have confirmed my disbelief. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Avid Reader
Another great work from Dr. Ehrman. The history behind who and why various parts of the New Testament were written is thoroughly documented in this excellent read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Accardi
I think Professor Ehrman is an unusually gifted scholar with a true dedication to the study of the Bible, the period in which it was assembled, and Christianity's early... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fredric D. Williams
Very stimulating ideas. He is right that the majority of scholars keep saying that this is not forgery.Published 3 months ago by Steve Schlairet