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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Bible & Culture

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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speaking of refugees . . . putting “kindness ahead of good order”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

While reading Brennan Manning’s beautiful book Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin’s Path to God, I came across this wonderful quote by Thomas Cahill: As we stand now at the entrance of the […]

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Paris, ISIS, and the Christian responsibility to wrestle with biblical violence

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I found it hard to get to sleep last night. The horror in Paris is to say the least unsettling and disorienting. What is happening in our world? How can it […]

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