Bart D. Ehrman is the author of more than 20 books, including the New York Times bestselling Misquoting Jesus and God's Problem. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is a leading authority on the Bible and the life of Jesus. He has been featured in Time magazine and has appeared on NBC's Dateline, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, The History Channel, Fresh Air, and other top media outlets.

History Lesson

What makes Jesus different from the prophets of the world’s other great religions? The claim that he rose from the dead and left behind an empty tomb. But how much do we know about it?

In an exclusive excerpt from his controversial best seller, Jesus, Interrupted, Biblical scholar Bart Ehrman argues that each gospel in the New Testament was meant to be its own good book.