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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Bible & Culture

“I thought I had a handle on suffering.” An army chaplain lets go of certainty.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Want to hear stories about having a clear and certain faith shattered? Talk to Army chaplains and soldiers with PTSD. In a recent article in The Washington Post, Michelle Boorstein lets […]

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10 reasons why Christians should not vote for Donald Trump

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

1. Trump is crazy.* 2. Trump is completely crazy.# 3. Trump is cray cray.@ 4. Why are we even discussing this? 5. Sweet Jesus, do something. 6. Just look at his eyes, people. […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Maybe it’s a good idea to “compromise doctrine” once in a while (Wheaton vs. Hawkins, round 8)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The Wheaton College vs. Larycia Hawkins case is getting more complicated with each passing day, it seems—and gaining greater exposure, which in the court of public opinion will reinforce reason #17 […]

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Wheaton College and Islam: a missed opportunity

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Following up on my post from yesterday, agree or disagree with Prof. Hawkins, we grossly misjudge the present issue at Wheaton if we make it purely one of maintaining theological […]

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Wheaton College suspends a professor over Islam—but what would Paul have done?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast If you’re an evangelical with an internet connection, you’ve probably heard about the Wheaton College professor suspended recently for saying that Muslims and Christians […]

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Sandy Hook. 3 years ago today

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

O God, whose beloved Son did take little children into hisarms and bless them: Give us grace, we beseech thee, toentrust these children and their caretakers to thy never-failing care and […]

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Everyday Life in Ancient Israel