Wk 8: Assignmt for Nov 16

Week 8:  How Jesus Became God, Part 1

1. Ehrman, How Jesus Became God (2014), Intro, chapters 1-3.

Ehrman begins with a series of examples to demonstrate that the human-divine continuum left plenty of room for humans to be considered divine and for gods to appear to be humans.  He then considers whether Jesus considered himself to be divine.  Please be ready to state Ehrman’s conclusion and his reasons!