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The Passion and the History of the Gospels

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The Passion and the History of the Gospels

The Passion and the History of the Gospels

The Passion and the History of the Gospels

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The story of the Gospels has been told and re-told for centuries. Mel Gibson's new movie, The Passion of the Christ is only the latest interpretation. Join NPR's Neal Conan to discuss the controversial film, and the history of the Gospels by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

Guests:

Joanna Dewey
*Professor of biblical studies specializing in the New Testament and the gospel of Mark

Darrell Bock
*Research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary

Bart Ehrman
*Professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina
*Author of Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scriptures and the Faiths We never Knew

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