Jesus before the Gospels: a serial review (pt. 5)

By Rafael The fourth chapter of Bart Ehrman’s Jesus before the Gospels is entitled, “Distorted Memories and the Death of Jesus” (pp. 131–77). Readers will benefit from remembering that Ehrman uses the term distorted memories to refer to “incorrect recollections” (p. 302 n.3); a “distorted”—or “false”; Ehrman uses the terms synonymously—memory “involves …read more