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One of the most interesting, well written, well researched books on the subject I've read.
What Dr. Ehrman does in his book is take the literal history of the documents we have to support the bible and the sayings of Jesus and puts them in context.
In this book he examines how the New Testament Scripture was altered by successive copying scribes, how we can detect these changes, and why they were made.
While this book was at times a bit dense I thought the author did a good job of avoiding pandering and he pointed out the methodologies used to create the Bible as we have it. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Scott Novis
This was my first exposure to Bart D. Ehrman. Since I come from a background that considers the biblical text as the very words of God, this book was quite challenging. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Ken Sayers
The topic Dr. Ehrman covers is not new. People and scholars alike have been debating these issues for years. As in the bible he too has errors in his text and misspellings. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Snert
very good , would recommend to any one, unless your a KING JAMES BIBLE RELIGIOUS FANATICPublished 18 days ago by Harold L. Shiflett
This book, Misquoting Jesus, is well written. It addresses suspicions I had regarding how much the New Testament has received revisions over the centuries, which are considerable:... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Mike in ABQ
This was an interesting book, but a little repetitive. The point was hammered home that the source material was not very good. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Kevin Bosworth
Professor Ehrman certainly makes one think about one's stance for some religious issues. He is a joy to read and makes otherwise boring text come alive.Published 29 days ago by Amazon Customer