How Bart Ehrman errs on New Testament errors

Since the publication of Dan Brown’s spiritual thriller The Da Vinci Code popular buzz about alternative Christianities has been relentless. Otherwise dry biblical scholars have seen miracles—such as their tombly academic tomes climbing bestseller charts. That’s what happened to Bart D. Ehrman and his 2005 book Misquoting Jesus, which has sold more than 160,000 copies to date. Ehrman argues that New Testament documents are error-ridden to the point of unreliability and that…