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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Bible & Science

3 reasons why God did not create the earth and cosmos with “apparent age”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

“Apparent age” means that God created the cosmos to look billions of years old when in fact it is only a few 1000 years old. This is seen by some* as a […]

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Huge Numbers, the Age of the Earth, and Maybe It’s Not About Me

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

What got me thinking about all this is the discovery in Egypt of the oldest known depiction of a pharaoh, dating to about 3000 BC. Which is quite old, I assure […]

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What I Think About Noma (Not the Ex-Red Sox Shortstop but the Evolution Thing)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

So, I’ve been thinking of NOMA this past week. Probably because the Yankees have been hitting like a high school team (until last night, let’s hope it lasts) and I […]

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has science vindicated those nasty Samaritans? looks like it.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I knew I should have paid more attention to biology class in high school. “You never know,” mom said. “One day you might grow up to be a biblical scholar, […]

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2 more reasons why Eric Metaxas’s “science proves God” approach falters

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

On Christmas day, Eric Metaxas published an op-ed piece in the WSJ “Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God.” The title concerned me a bit. Metaxas is a bright guy, and I […]

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God likes stories, and science agrees

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In The Bible Tells Me So, I have a section called “Stories Work,” which is my conclusion to chapter 3, “God Likes Stories.” The writers of the biblical narratives were storytellers. […]

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