Misquoting Jesus

Monday, January 09, 2006

When we say something’s the “gospel truth,” we mean it’s unquestionable and unchanging. But according to biblical scholar Bart Ehrman, the scribes entrusted with copying the New Testament altered the words--both deliberately and accidentally--for 15 centuries before the printing press arrived. His new book is Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why.

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