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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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The Bible for Normal People

Finally: Positive BIBLICAL Proof that God is a Yankee Fan

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

[I posted this almost a year ago–soon after the World Series ended–and I needed solace. It is always good to know that, when all is said and done, God is […]

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What does the Bible have to say about the crisis in Syria? (hint: nothing. absolutely nothing)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I came across an article on USA Today’s website that disturbs me–imagine that, finding something disturbing on the internet. Go figure. Anyway, the article is “Some see biblical visions of […]

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Tim Keller on Homosexuality and Biblical Authority: Different Crisis, Same Problem.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In a recent Ethics and Public Policy Center forum, Tim Keller spoke to a group of journalists and was asked about his views on gay marriage and homosexuality. Keller’s response included […]

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Will God Be Tailgating at the Super Bowl? (I’m going with no)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Red Letter Christians recently posted the statistic that 3 in 10 Americans believe God will play a role in determining which team wins the Super Bowl. I could say something cute about how horribly shortsighted […]

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What do Turkey, Bethlehem, and Tennessee Have in Common? They Don’t Bode Well for the Conservative Christian Subculture

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today three pieces of news landed in my inbox that I wanted to comment on briefly. All three, though for different reasons, give conservative Christians something to think about. 1) This is […]

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Election 2012: I’m so bored, can I vote for a candidate to be named later?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

“What would Jesus do in the voting booth?” A well-intended adult Sunday School teacher said that years ago, his final summary point intended to drive home the biblical mandate to […]

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