19 May '11, 3am

Bible's New Testament filled with forgeries

Bible's New Testament filled with forgeries

Ehrman builds his case by noting scores of inconsistencies in the writing styles among authors of the New Testamant. Discrepancies in the language and content among books attributed to Paul are particularly glaring. For example, Ehrman's analysis shows that the text in the book of Ephesians, which has been attributed to Paul, is filled with long Greek sentences, which is unlike the style found in many of Paul's confirmed writings. The content of Ephesians also doesn't seem to jive with what is known about Paul's own thought, says Ehrman, and sounds more like something written to conform to the Ephesians.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/bibles-...

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