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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christian Faith & Life

Jesus, Women, and the Universe (and it all hangs on the Yankees)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I received recently advance copies of three books that look pretty darn interesting. I intend to get to these books and review them here—as soon as I free up some […]

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The Christian Journey: Walking without Jesus (or, you are not God’s robot)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post, “Following Jesus: The Road Untraveled,” is by Deborah B. Edgar, an MFT (that’s Marriage and Family Therapist) psychotherapist in private practice in Pasadena, CA. She is in hot […]

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Outgrowing Evangelicalism: It’s Not Just for Scholars Anymore

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In July, Dan Haseltine of Jars of Clay, posted on his website his experience of being a Christian, a  musician, and why he finds it hard–maybe more than just “hard”–to do that within […]

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Hunting for Good News: More from GospelFutures

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over at GospelFutures, Peter Kress is on a hunt for the Gospel. Which raises the natural question, “What the heck are you talking about?” Kress explains that, having experienced his […]

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Is Christianity a Tribalistic Religion? Sort of looks that way.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

At GospelFutures, Neil Williams continues his posts on the gospel and relational transformation by asking Does Christianity promote tribalism? Note Williams doesn’t ask whether Jesus or the New Testament promote tribalism. […]

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Rethinking Sin and Heretics? Neil Williams Says “Yes”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Read before you judge….. Over at GospelFutures, Williams suggests thinking of sin as “relational failure.” Sure, this is not exactly how Christians have thought of sin in the past, but, […]

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