The Bart Ehrman Blog Podcast show

The Bart Ehrman Blog Podcast

Summary: Each week on the Bart Ehrman Blog Podcast, John Mueller will read two posts from the Bart Ehrman Blog – the first will be a post from the not too distant past, and the second will be from the blog archives (one published roughly the same calendar week but from years 2012 to 2016). The Bart Ehrman Blog was created in 2012 to raise money for charities devoted to fighting poverty, hunger, and homelessness. Each week, Dr. Ehrman publishes 5 or 6 posts (approximately 1000 words each post) providing his insights, opinions, and illuminations on important issues and topics pertaining to the Historical Jesus, the New Testament and Early Christianity. To stay current with all of Dr. Ehrman’s new posts, to read any of Dr. Ehrman’s previous posts, to comment on any of his posts, to read Dr. Ehrman’s responses to comments, and to access other features of the blog, you must become a member of the Bart Ehrman Blog. Cost of membership is minimal (less $4 for a monthly membership or less than $25 for an annual membership) and ALL PROCEEDS from membership go to charity. To join, go to www.ehrmanblog.org Dr. Bart D. Ehrman is a renowned scholar of the Historical Jesus, the New Testament, and Early Christianity; he is the recipient of numerous academic awards, grants, and fellowships; he is a frequent lecturer, debater, and media pundit; he has authored more than 20 books including five which made the New York Times Best Sellers List; he is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; and among numerous other accomplishments, he is an incredibly great guy.

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  • Copyright: 2017

Podcasts:

 Bogus Christian Apologetics and a First Century Fragment of Mark; What did Paul Know about the Historical Jesus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:16

In the first reading (post published May 8, 2018) Dr Ehrman comments on an alleged discovery of a fragment of the Gospel of Mark, claimed to be the oldest ever found. In the second reading (post published May 8, 2014), Dr. Ehrman tells us what Paul says about the Historical Jesus. Join the blog at https://ehrmanblog.org/ and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 A Forger Fooled by Forgery; Dates of the Gospels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:53

In the first reading (post published Apr 22, 2018) Dr Ehrman shares the start of the first chapter of his scholarly book on forgery. In the second reading (post published May 7, 2012) Dr Ehrman explains when scholars believe the New Testament Gospels were written Mark (65-70CE); Matthew and Luke (80-85CE); John (90-100CE) and why. Join the blog at https://ehrmanblog.org/ and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 The Text of the New Testament: Are Textual Traditions of Other Ancient Works Relevant; Another Question on the Resurrection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:54

In the first reading (post published Apr 30, 2017) Dr Ehrman explains why we cannot know for certain what the original gospels said. In the second reading (post published Apr 28, 2012) Dr Ehrman explains what historical claims about the resurrection are most likely accurate. Join the blog at https://ehrmanblog.org/ and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 Teaching Religion in a Secular Environment; Why the Gospels are Ananymous | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:23

In the first reading (post published Apr 28, 2017) Dr Ehrman writes about teaching religion in a secular institution. In the second reading (post published Apr 12, 2013) Dr Ehrman responds to a blog member who asks why the Gospels were written anonymously. Join the blog at https://ehrmanblog.org/ and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 What is My Best Book for a General Audience; The Disciples who Doubted the Resurrection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:08

In the first reading (post published Jan 28, 2018) Dr. Ehrman responds to a blog member who inquires as to Dr. Ehrman’s best book for a general audience. In the second reading (post published April 9, 2014), Dr Ehrman shares what he learned about the doubt tradition when working on his book, How Jesus Became God. Join the blog at https://ehrmanblog.org/ and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 The Sixth Anniversary of the Blog; Is Suffering all about us | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:05

In the first reading (post published April 4, 2018) Dr. Ehrman provides some blog stats and statuses on its sixth anniversary. In the second reading (post published April 4, 2012), Dr Ehrman writes about the problem of suffering and one of his least favorite arguments. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org to read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 An Easter Reflection 2018; Q and the Passion Narrative | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:49

In the first reading (post published April 1, 2018) Dr. Ehrman reflects on Easter and what really started Christianity. In the second reading (post published Mar 20, 2015), Dr Ehrman writes about the apparent lack of a passion narrative in Matthew’s and Luke’s Q Source. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org to read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 The Miracle of New Life; Paul's Christian Enemies - Galatians | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:58

In the first reading (post published Mar 22 2018) Dr Ehrman writes about his views of miracles, both in the literal and metaphorical sense. In the second reading (post published Mar 24 2015) Dr Ehrman explains why, among all the lost early Christian writings, one of his favorites he would like to see discovered, is the Galatians responses to Paul. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org to read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charity.

 A Privileged View of Suffering; The Gospel of John from a Comparative Perspective | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:50

In the first reading (post published Mar 11, 2018) Dr. Ehrman updates a past post where he responded to a claim that he is not credible to doubt a deity in a world of suffering. In the second reading (post published Mar 12, 2014), Dr. Ehrman writes about the many differences found when comparing the Gospel of John with the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke). Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

 My Upcoming Writing Plans: The Afterlife and the Afterlife; Biblical Views of Suffering | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:49

In the first reading (post published Mar 8, 2018) Dr. Ehrman writes about a fellowship he just received and the next two books he will be writing. In the second reading (post published Mar 8, 2013), Dr. Ehrman writes how some different views in the Bible explain suffering. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

 Pontius Pilate: A Sensative Guy; Was Jesus from Nazareth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:17

In the first reading (post published Jan 21, 2018) Dr. Ehrman writes about whether Pilate, in light of his sensitivities to Jewish Customs, would have allowed Jesus to have a decent burial. In the second reading (post published Mar 4, 2015), Dr. Erhman responds to a blog member who asks if Jesus was from Nazareth. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

 Being Blindstruck by Triumph; The Christ Poem in John | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:12

In the first reading (post published Feb 13, 2018), Dr. Ehrman explains where he got the idea to write his recently published book, the Triumph of Christianity. In the second reading (post published Feb 22, 2013), Dr. Erhman writes about one of the most influential passages in the NT dealing with Christology, the Christ Poem in John. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

 The Conversion of Constantine; Creative Uses of Numbers in Scripture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:57

In the first reading (post published Feb 12, 2018) Dr. Ehrman shares the beginning of the first Chapter of his new book, the Triumph of Christianity. In the second reading (post published Feb 17, 2015), Dr. Erhman writes about how numbers have been used in Scripture. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

 On Being Controversial; Was Jesus Inserted into Paul's Letters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:04

In the first reading (post published Feb 4, 2018) Dr. Ehrman explains why he does not believe he is controversial but some critics think he is. In the second reading (post published Feb 3, 2015), Dr. Erhman responds to a blog member who asks if Dr. Ehrman believes Jesus was later inserted by scribes into Paul’s original letters. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire membership cost goes to charities.

 Conservative Reactions to Misquoting Jesus; Finding Out about the Gospel of Judas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:57

In the first reading (post published Feb 1, 2018) Dr. Ehrman responds to conservative criticisms of his book Misquoting Jesus. In the second reading (post published Feb 3, 2015), Dr. Erhman writes about how he first became involved with the Gospel of Judas following its discovery. Join the blog at Ehrmanblog.org and read up to 6 new posts each week and every post in the archives. Your entire minimal cost of membership goes to charities.

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