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The Betrayal of Judas

Did a 'dream team' of biblical scholars mislead millions?

May 30, 2008 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Marvin Meyer was eating breakfast when his cellphone buzzed. Meyer, a professor of religious studies at Chapman University, has a mostly gray beard and an athletic build left over from his basketball days. His friends call him "the Velvet Hammer" for...

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