A New Testament scholar describes how mistakes and intentional changes made by scribes who hand copied the words of Jesus and the writings of Saint Paul have shaped cherished biblical stories and widely held beliefs.

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  • Bart Ehrman Chairman of the Religious Studies Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of "Lost Christianities" and "Lost Scriptures."

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