Much Ado About Typos by Denny Burk

Much Ado About Typos

Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why
by Bart D. Ehrman
HarperSanFrancisco, 2005
(242 pages, $24.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Denny Burk

What hath John Stewart to do with John the Apostle? Stewart is just one of the many figures in the popular media who lined up to interview Bart Ehrman about his controversial book, Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why. I would wager that the book’s heady subject matter (text criticism) normally receives very little airtime on Comedy Central.


Denny Burk is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Criswell College in Dallas, Texas, and the author of Articular Infinitives in the Greek of the New Testament (Sheffield Phoenix Press). His weblog can be found at Currently he is co-sponsoring an effort to amend the doctrinal basis of the Evangelical Theological Society (

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