Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Reading the Bible Creatively with Rachel Held Evans

Interview with Rachel Held Evans: Reading The Bible Creatively

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This week’s episode with Rachel Held Evans is among her last podcast interviews, recorded 2 months before her untimely passing on May 4. We offer this episode, unedited, in Rachel’s honor and […]

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making sense of god

Making Sense of the God of Old in a 546-Sextillion-Mile-In-Diameter Universe

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

We are all making sense of God – and many of us have looked to the Bible to do that. Yet, the Bible often sends us conflicting messages about who […]

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the art of translating the bible with robert alter

Interview with Robert Alter: The Art of Translating the Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Robert Alter, Ph.D. has spent most of his life committed to studying the Bible and the last two decades creating an entirely new translation of the Old Testament. Pete and Jared […]

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divine violence

Tiptoeing Around the Touchy Almighty

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This blog series is taken, more or less as is, from my latest book How The Bible Actually Works. You can read the first post in this series here. I […]

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Pete Ruins Exodus Part 2

Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 2)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Pete continues his series in Exodus chapters 3 and 4. God reveals his plan to use Moses to deliver the Israelites from Egypt and Moses does everything he can think […]

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Remembering Rachel

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Friends, Monday is our usual day for airing our weekly podcast episode and the obligatory social media posts, but the Bible for Normal People team felt this day would be […]

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