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Legends of the Levant

Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times, by Donald B. Redford – This was an interesting read. The prose was rather dry and a LOT of information was packed in, but I guess I’m putting my history degree to use. … Continue reading

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From Carpenter to Creator

How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee, by Bart D. Erhman – Erhman, a scholar of early Christianity and a former fundamentalist who’s now an agnostic, has written several informative and enjoyable books on Biblical … Continue reading

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A Kiss Before Crucifying

The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed, by Bart D. Ehrman – This author is one of my favorite writers on early Christianity, and here he looks primarily at this gospel, which was apparently … Continue reading

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Peter and the Frauds

I’ve been known to listen to conservative Christian radio ironically, which I guess makes me a hipster or something. I must say that the music on these stations was really quite tedious. I know they say the Devil has all … Continue reading

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Mission: Apostle

Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend, by Bart D. Ehrman – I quite enjoy Ehrman’s books on early Christianity, and this one is no exception. Published in 2006, it discusses the historical data … Continue reading

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Suffering Succotash!

God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question – Why We Suffer, by Bart D. Ehrman – In this book, Ehrman addresses the big question of why, if God is all-powerful and all-loving, there’s so much … Continue reading

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The Things That You’re Liable to Read in the Bible

How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now, by James L. Kugel – I actually saw this book recommended on Unreasonable Faith recently, so I decided to check it out. I have to say I definitely … Continue reading

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