Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

What Is the Bible & What Do We Do with It?

In this season finale episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared reflect on the first season of guests and topics and how they helped inform the big questions that drive this podcast. They explored the following questions:

  • What is revelation and what do encounters with God give us?
  • If the Bible isn’t a rulebook, what is it?
  • How can Rohr’s tricycle analogy helps us approach the Bible in new ways?
  • What’s the point of the Bible? Belief, doctrine, or wisdom?
  • How is struggle different in Jewish and Christian communities?

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Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament with Pete Enns

Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament with Pete Enns

August 6, 2018

In this episode, Pete Enns unpacks some of the problems presented by the Bible. Which are often addressed by the Evangelical movement, but in an ad hoc way.

5 Challenges of the Old Testament in the Evangelical movement:

  1. Antiquity of the Bible / Morally Objectionable Events
  2. Antiquity of the Bible / Theologically Objectionable Ideas
  3. Diversity and Contradictions in the Bible
  4. How the New Testament uses the Old Testament
  5. Historicity of the Bible

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