Bird vs Ehrman - In Birdu2019s response to Ehrman he...

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In Bird’s response to Ehrman, he portrays Jesus as a spiritual mouthpiece with a special authority and a particular connection with the God of Israel. He informs us how he was not at all involved in religion at a young age, but he was struck by a phrase that stated, “Confessing that Jesus is Lord is one thing, but believing that Jesus believed himself to be the Lord is quite another”. According to Mark 8:29, Jesus asks the disciples, “Who do you say that I am?”. Everyone around declared that He was God, the truth, and the light. Previously, Ehrman fought that Jesus was not one to know he was God, nor did the disciples believe he was their God. As claimed in John 8:58 and John 10:30, “Jesus is equal to God”, but Ehran thinks that the writing of John and those of the New Testament cannot be proved to be the real words and truth of god. Bird does not agree with Ehrman’s logic and methods. Bird agrees with Ehrman on one point,

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