Blog Posts - Bart Ehrman



Skepticism and the Gospels

Over the last 150 years there has been a rise in skepticism with regard to the historical validity of the New Testament record concerning Jesus. Originally confined to scholars and theologians, this skepticism is beginning to influence popular thinki...
by Reading Acts on Sep 3, 2014

What Day Did Jesus Die?

The past few years on Good Friday I have posed a variation of this post, thinking about the chronology and historicity of Jesus' death as recorded in the canonical gospels. I encourage you to again weigh the historical and literary evidence about the...

Recommended Blog Posts: March 22-28

Ancient CanaanitesIt's hard to believe that the end of March is nearly upon us. Below are this week's suggested blog posts from around the internet. As always, I hope that you find them interesting and thought-provoking. Cheers, JPIf You Only Read On...

Five Things Everyone Should Know About the Formation of the New Testament Canon

Most Christians, and I would dare say most Americans, know some basic things about the Christian New Testament (for a list of what you really need to know, click here). But many people don't know (or don't want to know-- I'm looking at you "KJV only"...

What Day Did Jesus Die?

"When students are first introduced to the historical, as opposed to a devotional, study of the Bible, one of the first things they are forced to grapple with is that the biblical text, whether Old Testament or New Testament, is chock full of discrep...

Ehrman: ‘Intense research has a way of changing your mind’

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronBart Ehrman: The Gospels Were Not Written by Eyewitnesses: Critics of the above video might say something like this: Well, Ehrman, a former believer, is asking us to take his word for it on the credibility of the gos...
by Our Daily Train on Mar 3, 2013

Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them) by Bart Ehrman

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by Gerald Celente Blog on Feb 27, 2013

Mythicism as a Neologism that doesn’t mean mythicism

First, James McGrath has pointed to Thompson’s recent essay, calling it rather odd. McGrath points out what many of us see in other academic mythicis that “Thompson seems to be trying to both defend mythicism and distance himself from it.
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 6, 2012

Richard Bart Carrier Ehrman

Jim has posted some of it, in response to Bart’s failure to respond properly here. Seems that Prof. Ehrman thinks that a challenge is mean-spirited. I got this from Steph: Maurice Casey has responded which I repost here: “Ehrman’s blog comm...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 19, 2012

Links on Bart Ehrman, faith and doubt, skepticism…

Here are a few links I appreciated that I thought some of my readers might appreciate as well: Ehrman Project : Bart Ehrman is well known for his critique (and rejection) of the Bible and Christian faith. He is a … Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on May 16, 2012

Ehrman gives a fuller reply to Richard Carrier

You can and should find it here. Good stuff. Not sure I’ll read his book, but I might buy it at least. I mean, Ehrman’s. It’s not that I don’t like Ehrman, but I just have a lot going on right now. Fuller Reply to Richard Carr...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 25, 2012

Carrier’s Argument from Ignorance

Carrier has a review up on Bart Ehrman’s book on the historical Jesus. I haven’t yet read it yet, as I am, as you know, WRITING MY OWN (and while not dealing expressly with the historical Jesus, it will, however, I hope, have something to...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 20, 2012


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