June 6, 2014 – How Jesus Became God

This program features a conversation with one of the most renowned and controversial Bible scholars in the world, Bart D. Erhman, about his most recent book, How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee. He is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is the author of more than twenty books, many of which are listed below. He has appeared on Dateline NBC, The Daily Show, CNN, The History Channel, and top NPR programs, and has been featured in Time, the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and more.

Books:
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why
God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Questions–Why We Suffer
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don’t Know About Them)
Forged: Writing in the Name of God–Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are