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Old 11-06-2008, 03:11 PM
Ferret Herder is offline
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Originally Posted by Beadalin View Post
Howsabout Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why, by Bart D. Ehrman?

It's an accessible, well-reasoned and meticulously researched look at why the Bible cannot possibly be the inerrant word of God, mostly because of how it got recorded, transcribed and translated over its many centuries. Very interesting read.
This is what I was going to recommend. The author was an evangelical Christian until he started studying the Bible and ancient languages in depth at a religious college. He learned enough to first challenge his faith, then lead him to agnosticism. He's the chair of the Dept. of Religious Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.