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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christian Faith & Life

The Bible for Normal People

God and true freedom

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Only love can know love, only mercy can know mercy, only the endless mystery I am to myself is ready for God’s Infinite Mystery. When I can stand in mystery (not knowing and […]

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The Bible for Normal People

God is right here, always: thank you, incarnation; thank you, Eucharist

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I just needed to hear this today–and no I’m not becoming Roman Catholic, so calm down, though it’s not the worst things that could happen, and some of my best […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Eucharist: a wedding table decorated with a cross instead of a cake

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

While the Eucharist has always been a consoling mystery with an ecstatic, mystical language surrounding it (such as “Happy are those who are called to the wedding feast of the lamb,” […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Richard Rohr’s interesting (though I don’t agree) take on the tree of the knowledge of good and evil

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

It seems that God is asking humanity to live inside of a cosmic humility, as God also does. In that holding pattern, we bear the ambiguity, the inconsistencies, and the […]

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The Bible for Normal People

honoring your evolving faith

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Many historians, philosophers, and spiritual teachers now agree that collective history itself is going through an evolution of consciousness. We can readily observe stages of consciousness or stages of “growing […]

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The Bible for Normal People

faith is messy–which is where God is found

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

As long as you can deal with life in universal abstractions, you can pretend that the usual binary way of thinking is true, but once you deal with a specific […]

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