“Misquoting Jesus” is topic of Shipka Lecture this week in Kilcawley Center

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Bart D. Ehrman

misquoting jesusBart D. Ehrman, a New Testament scholar and author/editor of five best-selling books, presents the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speaker Series lecture 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the campus of Youngstown State University.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Ehrman’s lecture is titled, “Misquoting Jesus: Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know.”

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 New Testament and the history of early Christianity. His work has been featured in Time, the New Yorker, the Washington Post and other print media, and he has appeared on NBC’s Dateline, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, The History Channel, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, the BBC, major NPR shows, and other top media outlets.

A reception will be held in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center following the lecture.