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Anti-Expertism: I Sort of Get It but I Don’t

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I have a confession to make. I don’t always know how to handle over-confident, critical comments made to me online by someone who doesn’t know what they’re talking about. Oh […]

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Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

I Still Think There Is a “Scandal of the Evangelical Mind” and Here It Is: You’re Not Allowed to Use It

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The scandal of the Evangelical mind is that doctrine determines academic conclusions. Degrees, books, papers, and other marks of prestige are valued—provided you come to predetermined conclusions.

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are “evangelical” and “academic” oxymorons (and who are you calling a moron?)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’m not trying to pick a fight or even be controversial here. It’s an honest question. I’ve been thinking about this for several years, and what has brought it back […]

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Wheaton College vs. Larycia Hawkins : maybe it’s about evolution (it’s ALWAYS evolution)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

OK, I think I might be figuring out this whole Wheaton debacle. Well. . . not me actually, but one of my readers who emailed me, the gist of which […]

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“We are all heroes of our own stories”: interview with Brandon Withrow on academic freedom in evangelicalism

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is an interview with Brandon Withrow, who teaches religious studies at the University of Findlay, about his latest book Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in […]

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The Bible for Normal People

is anyone getting tired of this yet? (yes): Bryan College “takes a stand” on creationism

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Whatever. Here’s the article. Another college feels it needs to take a “stand” on the Bible–meaning recommitting themselves to a view of the Bible that is inexcusable for an institution […]

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