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The Lives of the Very Early Christians

Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend by Bart D. Ehrman

Reviewed by Jane Lampman
Christian Science Monitor

"The title of Bart Ehrman's latest book — Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene — may prompt a smile, even from those who aren't fans of the 1960s folk trio. But that's typical of Dr. Ehrman. The religion scholar knows how to grab the attention of an audience. So popular are his classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that The Teaching Company now sells tapes of his lecture series on early Christianity. Of course, it's just the right moment for such a venture. The early years of Christianity are definitely 'in' right now. That's not only due to The Da Vinci Code..." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

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One Response to "The Lives of the Very Early Christians"

    Mike Lair July 10th, 2006 at 8:27 am

    This review is embarrassing. Why does critical writing and scholarship about the Bible have to comform to some superstitiously reverent point of view?

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