The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text…

Paperback | July 22, 2011

byBart D. Ehrman

not yet rated|write a review
Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between Christian "heresy" and "orthodoxy" affectedthe transmission of the documents over which many of the debates were waged. He makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of the social and intellectual history of early Christianity and raises intriguing questions about the relationship of readers to their texts, especially in an age whenscribes could transform the documents they reproduced. This edition includes a new afterword surveying research in biblical interpretation over the past twenty years.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$29.86 online
$35.50 list price (save 15%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between Christian "heresy" and "orthodoxy" affectedthe transmission of the documents over whic...

Bart Ehrman is James A. Gray Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the author of two dozen books in the fields of New Testament and Early Christianity.

other books by Bart D. Ehrman

How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation Of A Jewish Preacher From Galilee
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation Of A Jewish Preach...

Paperback|Apr 7 2015

$15.85 online$19.99list price(save 20%)
Jesus Before The Gospels: How The Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, And Invented Their…
Jesus Before The Gospels: How The Earliest Christians R...

Hardcover|Mar 1 2016

$28.94 online$34.99list price(save 17%)
The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed
The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betray...

Paperback|Nov 15 2008

$17.93 online$17.95list price
see all books by Bart D. Ehrman
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 1.18 inPublished:July 22, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199739781

ISBN - 13:9780199739783

Customer Reviews of The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Engineer Excellent book with great insights
Date published: 2014-08-12