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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Academic Freedom

The Bible for Normal People

My trip to Canada, what I said there, and I got home anyway

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I spent this past week speaking in British Columbia, but first some general observations on Canadian culture. I’m not used to courteous driving, and I aged 2 years watching my drivers slow down in […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Why Adjunct, Underemployed, and Otheremployed Evangelical Professors May Be The Key to the Future

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Adjunct, underemployed, and otheremployed professors have it tough. You’ve put in a lot of years into studying and want all your effort–and family sacrifices–to mean something. You make far less […]

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Science, Faith, and Academic Freedom: notes from a conference

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I was in Ohio (pronounced o-HI-o) earlier this week. I hadn’t been there since 2005 when my son and I drove out to visit Kenyon College. After the second trip […]

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The Deeper Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: We Are Not Allowed to Use It

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Mark Noll’s 1995 book  The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind hit a raw nerve when he declared “The scandal of the evangelical mind is that there is not much of an evangelical mind.” […]

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Can Evangelical Colleges and Seminaries Be Truly Academic Institutions?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

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

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Evangelical Political Bullying: Jesus Says to Stop it Right Now

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

A couple of weeks ago, noted evangelical Richard Cizik posted on “My Journey Toward the ‘New Evangelicalism.’” Cizik was vice-president for governmental relations at the National Association of Evangelicals–and by “was” I mean […]

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