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Aug 13, 2017

In the first reading (post published August 6, 2017), Dr. Ehrman answers two questions submitted to him by members of the blog. The first question pertains to the accuracy of a comment made by a New Testament scholar claiming that Dr. Ehrman believes Gnosticism was one of the earliest forms of Christianity.  The second question pertains to the impact of anti-supernatural bias on scholars when dating prophetic texts.  In the second reading (post published August 9, 2013), Dr. Ehrman explains why quotations from Church Fathers is helpful when trying to reconstruct the text of the New Testament.


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