BART D. EHRMAN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

An expert on the New Testament and the history of early Christianity, Bart Ehrman is James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at Chapel Hill. He has written or edited 30 books, including five New York Times bestsellers: Misquoting Jesus: The Story of Who Changed the Bible and Why; God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question – Why We Suffer; Jesus Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don’t Know About Them); Forged: Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are; and How Jesus Became God. Among his awards are the UNC Undergraduate Student Teaching Award, the Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Professorship for excellence in teaching, and the Pope Center Spirit of Inquiry Teaching Award.


Thur-Fri, Oct. 13-14
    Alma C., Alma, MI

Thur-Fri, Jan. 26-27
    Michigan State U., East Lansing 

Thur-Fri, Feb. 2-3
    U. of Tulsa, Tulsa 

Thur-Fri, Feb. 16-17
    Clemson U., Clemson, SC

Thur-Fri, March 9-10
    Washington & Jefferson C., Washington, PA

Thur-Fri, March 23-24
    State University of New York, Binghamton 

Thur-Fri, April 6-7
    U. of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Thur-Fri, April 20-21
    Hamline U., St. Paul, MN


Misquoting Jesus:  Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know

Who Wrote the Bible?  The Surprising Claims of Modern Scholars

The Greatest Stories Rarely Told:  Biblical Scholars and the Discrepancies of Scripture

Did the Early Christians Forget Jesus?  Eyewitnesses, Oral Traditions, and Distorted Memories

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