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.
God was soon to intervene in the course of worldly affairs to overthrow the forces of evil and set up a utopian kingdom on earth. And he would be the king. It didn't happen. Instead of being involved with the destruction of God's enemies, Jesus was unceremoniously crushed by them: arrested, tried, humiliated, tortured, and publicly executed.
It is apparent in the writings of the New Testament that Jesus became "deified," growing from "almost human" in Paul and Mark (early writings) to eternal God in John (later writing). Prof.
Jesus of Nazareth was a preacher of the imminent apocalypse, who proclaimed that God was soon going to intervene in history, overthrow the forces of evil, and set up ...
How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature—A Response to Bart Ehrman. As the tile suggests, this book represents the viewpoints of five authors who disagree with Ehrman’s thesis. Kind of a mixed bag when it comes to quality, but Craig Evans’s essay on Jesus’ burial is worth the whole price.
book, How God Became Jesus, by a team of evangelical Bible scholars. In How God Became Jesus five authors (M. Bird, C. Evans, S. Gathercole, C. Hill, and C. Tilling) respond to Ehrman’s thesis and defend the traditional belief that Jesus is presented as God by the NT writers.
On the dates January 29-31, 2016, Bart D. Ehrman gave three separate lectures to attendees, a series that highlighted his book, "How Jesus Became God." Rev
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...
How Jesus Became God Religion & Theology Topic Christianity Subtopic Professor Bart D. Ehrman The University of North Carolina at Chapell Hill Course Guidebook
As to how many more books Ehrman feels the need to write, apparently the answer is (at least) one more. This new book, How Jesus Became God, has very much the same ...