- Paperback: 405 pages
- Publisher: Christian Publishing House (Oct. 02, 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-1-949586-95-4
- ISBN-10: 1-949586-95-2
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 9
In “Misrepresenting Jesus,” the author thoroughly examines and refutes the arguments presented by Bart D. Ehrman in his bestselling book “Misquoting Jesus.” Through a comprehensive exploration of New Testament textual criticism, historical context, and the process of biblical interpretation, this book provides a compelling defense of the reliability and authenticity of the Christian Scriptures.
“Misrepresenting Jesus” delves deep into the world of scribes, scrolls, and textual transmission, shedding light on the meticulous work of textual critics who endeavor to recover the original wording of the New Testament. The book also addresses the nature of textual corruption and the science behind restoring the original text, offering valuable insights into the methods and challenges of New Testament textual criticism. The author examines various types of errors found in New Testament manuscripts and explores the complex history of textual variants and their impact on the biblical text. Additionally, “Misrepresenting Jesus” offers practical solutions for understanding and resolving Bible difficulties, reaffirming the trustworthiness of the Scriptures despite apparent contradictions or inaccuracies.
This book also takes on Ehrman's controversial claims about the origins and development of the New Testament canon, providing a thorough analysis of the differences between canonical and apocryphal gospels. Furthermore, it addresses the age-old problem of evil and suffering, offering a thoughtful Christian response to these challenging questions. “Misrepresenting Jesus” stands as a comprehensive and rigorous rebuttal to Ehrman's arguments, providing readers with a deeper understanding of the reliability and divine inspiration of the New Testament. With its scholarly approach and clear presentation, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to defend the integrity and authenticity of the Christian faith.
EDWARD D. ANDREWS (AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Religion, MA in Biblical Studies, and MDiv in Theology) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He has authored over 180+ books. Andrews is the Chief Translator of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV).