Beyond The Big Screen
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Want to know the true stories behind your favorite movies? The real facts and background are often much more interesting and complex. Through fascinating and lively interviews, we take you Beyond the Big Screen.
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The Bible as Literature and in Film with Bart Ehrman
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Description: Today we are joined by Professor Bart Ehrman. We talk about the New Testament as a piece of literature. Dr. Ehrman will show us some of the interesting historical context of the text and we will also discuss the New Testament in film!
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Thank you for joining us today for this very special interview with one of the most acclaimed biblical scholars of our day, Professor Barr Ermine. Dr Irwin is a religious studies professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in the United States. He is the author or editor of over 30 bucks, including the soon to be released book the triumph of Christianity, how a forbidden religions swept the world. He is also the author of the book last Christianity's, which I read from cover to cover several times over. We are going to have a wide ranging conversation on the rise of Christianity, the Bible, and the Bible and Christianity in popular culture. Dr Herman has appeared on the history channel, BBC Jon Stewart show. I mean, you name it. It is. Um, I'm just incredibly humbled to have you on the show. Thank you so much for joining us today.
Yeah, thanks for. Thanks for having me. It's my pleasure.
Now, can you maybe give us a little bit about your background and your areas of academic interest?
You're right, you want my academic background? So I, um, uh, I uh, did my graduate work at Princeton theological seminary, um, did both a masters of divinity and a phd there. I went to Princeton because I was interested in studying the Greek manuscripts of the New Testament and the world expert in that topic was a man named Bruce Metzger who tau
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