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Peter Paul and Mary Magdalene By Bart D. Ehrman Bart Ehrman, author of the highly popular Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code and Lost Christianities, here takes readers on another engaging tour of the early Christian church, illuminating the lives of three of Jesus most intriguing followers Simon Peter, Paul of Tarsus, and Mary Magdalene What do the writings of the New Testament tell us about each of these key foBart Ehrman, author of the highly popular Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code and Lost Christianities, here takes readers on another engaging tour of the early Christian church, illuminating the lives of three of Jesus most intriguing followers Simon Peter, Paul of Tarsus, and Mary Magdalene What do the writings of the New Testament tell us about each of these key followers of Christ What legends have sprung up about them in the centuries after their deaths Was Paul bow legged and bald Was Peter crucified upside down Was Mary Magdalene a prostitute In this lively work, Ehrman separates fact from fiction, presenting complicated historical issues in a clear and informative way and relating vivid anecdotes culled from the traditions of these three followers He notes, for instance, that historians are able to say with virtual certainty that Mary, the follower of Jesus, was from the fishing village of Magdala on the shore of the Sea of Galilee this is confirmed by her name, Mary Magdalene, reported in numerous independent sources but there is no evidence to suggest that she was a prostitute this legend can be traced to a sermon preached by Gregory the Great five centuries after her death , and little reason to think that she was married to Jesus Similarly, there is no historical evidence for the well known tale that Peter was crucified upside down Ehrman also argues that the stories of Paul s miracle working powers as an apostle are legendary accounts that celebrate his importance A serious book but vibrantly written and leavened with many colorful stories, Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene will appeal to anyone curious about the early Christian church and the lives of these important figures.
Bart D. Ehrman
Bart D Ehrman is the James A Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill He came to UNC in 1988, after four years of teaching at Rutgers University At UNC he has served as both the Director of Graduate Studies and the Chair of the Department of Religious Studies.A graduate of Wheaton College Illinois , Professor Ehrman received both his Masters of Divinity and PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary, where his 1985 doctoral dissertation was awarded magna cum laude Since then he has published extensively in the fields of New Testament and Early Christianity, having written or edited 21 books, numerous scholarly articles, and dozens of book reviews Among his most recent books are a Greek English edition of The Apostolic Fathers for the Loeb Classical Library Harvard University Press , an assessment of the newly discovered Gospel of Judas Oxford University Press , and two New York Times bestsellers God s Problem an assessment of the biblical views of suffering and Misquoting Jesus an overview of the changes found in the surviving copies of the New Testament and of the scribes who produced them.Among his fields of scholarly expertise are the historical Jesus, the early Christian apocrypha, the apostolic fathers, and the manuscript tradition of the New Testament.Professor Ehrman has served as President of the Southeast Region of the Society of Biblical literature, chair of the New Testament textual criticism section of the Society, book review editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature, and editor of the monograph series The New Testament in the Greek Fathers Scholars Press He currently serves as coeditor of the series New Testament Tools, Studies, and Documents E.J Brill , coeditor in chief for the journal Vigiliae Christianae, and on several other editorial boards for journals and monographs in the field.Winner of numerous university awards and grants, Professor Ehrman is the recipient of the 1993 UNC Undergraduate Student Teaching Award, the 1994 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, and the Bowman and Gordon Gray Award for excellence in teaching.Professor Ehrman has two children, a daughter, Kelly, and a son, Derek He is married to Sarah Beckwith PhD, King s College London , Marcello Lotti Professor of English at Duke University He lives in Durham, North Carolina.
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