Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Bart Ehrman Blog

I am grateful to my colleague Bart Ehrman down the road at UNC Chapel Hill for letting me know about his new blog:

It's looking slick and professional and there are already a couple of posts, one on the First Century Copy of Mark? that has previously been discussed here and elsewhere and one on his new book about Jesus Mythicists.

Extra goodies are hidden behind a paywall, including an extension of the above post on the first century Mark fragment.  Also, only paying members are able to comment on blog posts.  Money earned from the site will go to assisting the needy.  I am not aware of other academic bloggers who have added a paywall, so it will be interesting to see how the blog fares.  I am looking forward, though, to the public posts.  Welcome to the blogosphere, Bart!


Bob MacDonald said...

fairs fare and fares fairly - I am grateful that you let us know when things happen - thanks.

Mark Goodacre said...

Thanks for catching that, Bob. Corrected!

Marcello Jun said...

Well, here's to hoping that the NT Blog and the NT Pod don't go that route! ;-)

Mark, did you get a chance to read (or browse through) Ehrman's Mythicist book? I would be very interested to hear/read your impressions of it.


Mark Goodacre said...

Oh, never. I won't even have ads on the NT Blog or the NT Pod. Yes, Bart was kind enough to share it with me in manuscript.

Άσυλο σοφίας said...

Hopefully Dr. Ehrman takes the membership portion out, and leaves it open for donations.