Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Aha Moments

My First Big, Can’t-Get-Out-Of-It, “Aha” Moment with the Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I knew back then, as I do now, that the model of biblical interpretation I had been taught was not going to cut it if I was going to try to explain how my Bible works rather than defend a Bible that doesn’t exist.

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“I Was Always Taught the Bible Says X, But I Just Don’t See It”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The recurring unrest with conservative readings of scripture from within conservative circles suggests that the paradigm is flawed.

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“Aha” Moments (19): Jared Byas

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is part of our continuing yet intermittent “aha” moment series, this from Jared Byas. Byas (BA in Philosophy from Liberty University and an MAR from Westminster Theological Seminary) was in pastoral […]

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“aha” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (18): Rob Dalrymple

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

It’s been a while since our last “aha” moment, but I told you they’d be coming in now and then, and I’ll post them as they do. I don’t mind […]

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“aha” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (17): Michael Halcomb

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s “aha” moment, the 17th in the series (and counting) is by T. Michael W. Halcomb (Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary, in New Testament), founder of the Conversational Koine Institute, a […]

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“aha” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (16): Jeannine Brown

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

After a 2 week break (my daughter had the audacity of getting married in the middle of one of my blog series), we are back today with the 16th “aha” […]

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