Professor Jimmy Dunn writes: ‘On the question of the historical value of John’s Gospel there is probably one of the biggest gulfs between New Testament scholarship and the ‘man in the pew’. In preaching and devotional Bible study the assumption is regularly made… Read More ›
New Testament scholarship
The following article is reproduced from the Facebook page of Dr Bart D. Ehrman, a leading American New Testament scholar. Ehrman’s work focuses on textual criticism of the New Testament, the historical Jesus, and the development of early Christianity. Those of you who… Read More ›
Red pills prefer the truth, no matter how gritty and painful it may be. In Jesus: The Complete Guide we read: ‘The Gospels belong to a culture that had a distinctive approach to the recoding of the past. If they… Read More ›
Belief in an afterlife is basically absent from the Old Testament. The Qur’an suggests a reason why.
Marcus J. Borg, an American New Testament scholar and theologian, in his last book ponders the strange absence of the afterlife in the Jewish Bible: ‘In the Old Testament, which is more than two-thirds of the Christian Bible, belief in… Read More ›
New Testament scholar professor Daniel Kirk muses on the translation of Exodus 3:14 in the Greek translation of the Bible as used by Mark. The question has christological implications.
From The Bart Ehrman Blog: QUESTION: Recently you mentioned that your early work involved analysing patristic citations of the New Testament. I believe it has been said that virtually all of the NT could be recreated from such mentions if… Read More ›
Recently a major new book on the Bible was published by one of the world’s leading scholars, John Barton. I highly recommend it as the best single volume available for the general reader. There are so many golden nuggets of… Read More ›