Bart Ehrman Explains Why Fundamentalist Christians Never Find Any Errors in the Bible

 

“I came to realize that since I was a teenager I had made an a priori assumption that the Bible was without errors and so anything that looked like an error I argued was not actually an error.  But the more appropriate methodological approach would be first to see if the Bible had errors, ones that were just flat out mistakes that simply could not be explained away without making special excuses.  Once I admitted it was theoretically possible, I started finding them.  And for me, that changed everything.”

—Bart Ehrman, agnostic New Testament scholar, former evangelical Christian, discussing the initial stages of his deconversion from Christianity

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2 thoughts on “Bart Ehrman Explains Why Fundamentalist Christians Never Find Any Errors in the Bible

  1. i THINK i mentioned it before, but Bart Ehrman has good stuff, but it’s too bad that he keeps it under wraps with a pay per view. If he just wanted to keep the fundies away fromt he comments section, he could make comments pay only.

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