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Textual Criticism: Bart Erhman & the New Testament text

The book ‘Misquoting Jesus’ (2005), by Bart Ehrman (a professional textual critic and ex-Christian), has been cited widely as presenting an overwhelming case for the unreliability of the textual transmission of the New Testament. Ehrman’s work is neither a breakthrough nor a revelation.1 2 He raises no new textual difficulties, contributes no new evidence, and in a number of cases […]