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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 15.99
New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus?s divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church. The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But this is not what the original disciples believed during Jesus?s lifetime?and it is not what Jesus claimed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99
Takes a look, based on ancient texts, at what is known and unknown about three of the most important and intriguing followers of Jesus: Peter, his closest disciple: Paul, his most important apostle: and Mary Magdalene, his most prominent female follower. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Presents an appraisal of some of the claims that are directly made or are embedded in the successful work of popular fiction by Dan Brown, "The Da Vinci Code". This wok discusses the historical truth behind the claims made in "The Da Vinci Code". It focuses on the historical Jesus, the development of the early Christian church, and more. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99
This controversial book argues that Jesus, like many of his later followers, proclaimed that God was soon to intervene in human affairs and bring all of history to a screeching halt. The author shows why Jesus should be understood as an apocalyptic prophet who anticipated the destruction of evil, the end of the age, and beginning of a new world. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
Describes how most forms of early Christianity, and the sacred writings they adhered to, came to be suppressed, proscribed, destroyed - in one way or another lost. This work also tells the story of how the canon of the New Testament became the official, orthodox and sacred text for Christianity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
A companion anthology paired with Ehrman's "Lost Christianities". This book provides an array of the varied writings of Lost Christianities - those early Christian groups whose understanding of Jesus did not win the day, whose views did not make it into the canon of the New Testament. more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 11.99
In times of questioning and despair, people often quote the Bible to provide answers. Surprisingly, though, the Bible does not have one answer but many "answers" that often contradict one another. Consider these competing explanations for suffering put forth by various biblical writers:.:.; The prophets: suffering is a punishment for sin.;... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had been made by earlier translators. In Misquoting Jesus , Ehrman tells the story behind the mistakes and changes that ancient scribes made to... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 14.99
The recent National Geographic special on the Gospel of Judas was a major media event, introducing to tens of millions of viewers one of the most important biblical discoveries of modern times. Now, a leading historian of the early church, Bart Ehrman, offers the first comprehensive account of the newly discovered Gospel of Judas, revealing what this... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 18.99
Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between Christian "heresy" and "orthodoxy" affected the transmission of the documents over... more...