Ehrman-Bass Debate Did the Historical Jesus Claim to be Divine

Dr. Bart D. Ehrman met Dr. Justin W. Bass on September 18th, 2015 at 6:30 PM in Collin College Preston Ridge Conference Center Frisco, TX Auditorium. Did Jesus really claim to be God? In an age of social media, skepticism and doubt, the conversation about Jesus in the public square has never been more divided. The event was hosted by "1042 Church" where Justin Bass is lead pastor.

Pre-debate Post: Program discussed on Bart Ehrman's Foundation Blog: Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He came to UNC in 1988, after four years of teaching at Rutgers University. At UNC he has served as both the Director of Graduate Studies and the Chair of the Department of Religious Studies. A graduate of Wheaton College (Illinois), Professor Ehrman received both his Masters of Divinity and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, where his 1985 doctoral dissertation was awarded magna cum laude. Dr. Justin W. Bass is Lead Pastor of 1042 Church in Frisco and Professor at Dallas Christian Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bass received his Undergraduate Business degree from Southern Methodist University, and his Masters of Theology and Doctorate in New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary.