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The Resource Forged : writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are, Bart D. Ehrman

Forged : writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are, Bart D. Ehrman

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Forged : writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are
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Forged
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writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are
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Bart D. Ehrman
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eng
Summary
It is often said, even by critical scholars who should know better, that "writing in the name of another" was widely accepted in antiquity. But religion scholar Bart D. Ehrman dares to call it what it was: literary forgery, a practice that was as scandalous then as it is today. Here, Ehrman's original research takes readers back to the ancient world, where forgeries were used as weapons by unknown authors to fend off attacks to their faith and establish their church. So, if many of the books in the Bible were not in fact written by Jesus's inner circle--but by writers living decades later, with differing agendas in rival communities--what does that do to the authority of Scripture?--From publisher description
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DLC
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Forged : writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are, Bart D. Ehrman
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
A world of deceptions and forgeries -- Forgeries in the name of Peter -- Forgeries in the name of Paul -- Alternatives to lies and deceptions -- Forgeries in conflicts with Jews and pagans -- Forgeries in conflicts with false teachers -- False attributions, fabrications, and falsifications: phenomena related to forgery -- Forgeries, lies, deceptions, and the writings of the New Testament
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6ocm39164332
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24 cm
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First edition.
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x, 307 pages
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9780062012616
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(hardback)
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2010034177
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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Forged : writing in the name of God : why the Bible's authors are not who we think they are, Bart D. Ehrman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A world of deceptions and forgeries -- Forgeries in the name of Peter -- Forgeries in the name of Paul -- Alternatives to lies and deceptions -- Forgeries in conflicts with Jews and pagans -- Forgeries in conflicts with false teachers -- False attributions, fabrications, and falsifications: phenomena related to forgery -- Forgeries, lies, deceptions, and the writings of the New Testament
Control code
6ocm39164332
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 307 pages
Isbn
9780062012616
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010034177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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