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Jesus, interrupted : revealing the hidden contradictions in the Bible (and why we don't know about them)

Author: Bart D Ehrman
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work addresses the issue of what the New Testament actually teaches, and it's not what most people think. The author, a Bible expert demonstrates that the New Testament is riddled with contradictory views about who Jesus was and the significance of his life. He reveals that many of the books were written in the names of the apostles by Christians living decades later, and that central Christian doctrines were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Christianity
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bart D Ehrman
ISBN: 9780061173936 0061173932
OCLC Number: 262888322
Description: xii, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A historical assault on faith --
A world of contradictions --
A mass of variant views --
Who wrote the Bible? --
Liar, lunatic, or Lord? : finding the historical Jesus --
How we got the Bible --
Who invented Christianity? --
Is faith possible?
Responsibility: Bart D. Ehrman.

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This work addresses the issue of what the New Testament actually teaches, and it's not what most people think. The author, a Bible expert demonstrates that the New Testament is riddled with contradictory views about who Jesus was and the significance of his life. He reveals that many of the books were written in the names of the apostles by Christians living decades later, and that central Christian doctrines were the inventions of still later theologians. Although this has been the standard and widespread view of scholars for two centuries, most people have never learned of it.

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