Forged: Writing in the Name of God
Publish date: March 22nd 2011
Pages no: 325
Edition language: English
Interesting book about a topic that I've often wondered about - although the subtitle should be "the authors of the New Testament" which is where the majority of the examples are from.
I'm not really sure what I was expecting to feel after reading this book, but I'm just glad I'm done with it. My plan for reading this in three days didn't work out and I was starting to feel lazy about it. It was a good book (I gave it 4 stars, after all) but that's really all I have to say about i...
If I could give this 3-1/2 stars I would, but I'll round up since I've always enjoyed Ehrman's books. This one seemed a bit drier, but was still informative and thought-provoking.
The material covered isn't new to anyone familiar with critical biblical scholarship. However, Ehrman is different because of the following:1. He's willing to call it forgery, lying and deceit (where appropriate).2. He says those who use milder adjectives are not supported by the evidence.3. He use...
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