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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Biblical Theology

engage the bible

Engaging the Bible as If God Were Out Ahead of Us

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Do not say, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask this. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:10 Thus says the ancient, postexilic, author […]

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right and wrong

What the Bible Says About Right & Wrong

By Jared Byas, M.A.

On the podcast we are constantly exploring these two questions: what is the Bible and what do we do with it? Well, in the past few years, these questions have […]

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the law

What Does Jesus Mean By Fulfilling the Law?

By Jared Byas, M.A.

Jesus begins his famous Sermon on the Mount with this: 17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to […]

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trust the bible

“How Can I Trust the Bible?” (You Might Be Asking)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

“You’re sort of presenting a new paradigm for thinking about the Bible a new way a new path forward. And I sort of get it. And it explains some things. […]

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Can We Cool It With the Whole Marcionite Accusation Thing? Thanks.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

To say that there are two Gods, one of the Old Testament and one of the New, is Marcionism. To say that the one God is portrayed in various—even conflicting—ways is simply a matter of reading the Bible in English.

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resurrection in the old testament

Resurrection in the Old Testament? Like, from the Dead?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

And that is where we find “resurrection” in the Old Testament: returning to the land, where God and his temple are, where there is peace and security, the land promised to Abraham, the land “flowing with mik and honey.”

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