Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christian Faith & Life

Saint Nicholas

St. Nicholas Was an Absolute Beast.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In church this past Sunday, as he does each year, our rector handed out a card with an icon of St. Nicholas, similar to the one to the left. On the back […]

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god is love

What You Risk Theologically When You Say “God Is Love”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Ironic, isn’t it, that two cherished pieces of evangelical theology—God’s love and God’s unchangeableness—sit so uncomfortably together, at least once you dig down a bit.

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theological disagreements

A Blog Post in Which I Get Belligerent About Theological Belligerence

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

One cannot use Jesus and Paul as a justification for pathology–and excuse to see a gospel-survival conflict at every point of disagreement.

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god's voice

“Maybe You’re Just Not Listening” (My Mom . . . or God.)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In The Sin of Certainty, I tell a brief story about the time I was in middle school and made myself a sandwich. After I was done, I tied up […]

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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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Young People Dropping Out of Faith

A Thought on Young People Dropping Out of Faith

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

They have lost interest in what amounts to a shallow, quasi-biblical expression of Christian faith, one that focuses far too much on the not yet. Ironically, in their critique they are putting their finger on something central to the Good News.

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