Richard Carrier's version
However Bart Ehrman says something qualitatively different
Bart Ehrman's Version
So which is it? Ehrman is an Agnostic. Carrier is an atheist. They both reject the Bible as being infallible. They both reject Christianity. They both reject Jesus' Resurrection. They disagree about Jesus' existence as a living person. They both can't be right. How do you know? The preponderance of evidence is on Ehrman's side. What about other professional historian?
Various other Historians
Debunking Christianity: Two New Books on the Historicity of Jesus by Richard Carrier and Robert Price