Dr Shabir Ally outlines a helpful Muslim approach to understanding the four gospels. He shows how the gospel writers modified earlier teaching about Jesus to heighten the status of Jesus, making him greater and more divine. Shabir’s analysis is widely shared in the academic… Read More ›
New Testament scholarship
What Bible scholars really think about John’s gospel you’ll probably never hear from your pastor/minister/priest
What scholars think of the historical value of John’s gospel is a million miles from what the man in the pew thinks: J.D.G. Dunn, The Evidence for Jesus. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1985, pp. 31-32. Dunn is a British New… Read More ›
Why the commandment in Matthew 28:19 is likely to be unhistorical, according to a top Christian NT scholar
Raymond E Brown SS (1928 – 1998) was an American Catholic priest, and one of the most prominent biblical scholars of the 20th century.
Published in Christianity in Antiquity (CIA): The Bart Ehrman Blog In yesterday’s post I indicated that I really very much wish that we could have some of the writings produced by Paul’s opponents in Galatia. They believed that in order to be… Read More ›