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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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The Bible for Normal People

Christianity as We Know It: It’s Had a Good Run, But…

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over at GospelFutures, Neil WIlliams has a post that asks the question “What Good is Christianity?” His point is basically this: Christianity is in trouble. Why? (1) The intellectual challenges are serious […]

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The gospel according to the Gospels: It’s not a get-out-of-hell-free card.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

David Williams continues his “What is the Gospel?” series. To refresh your memory, Williams is arguing (as many do) that “fundamentally the gospel is the announcement of Jesus’ being Lord of […]

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Disagreeing Well (because people are watching)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Davis Williams (you’d think he was paying me for reposting his stuff) put this up today from Francis Schaeffer. Before a watching world, an observable love in the midst of […]

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“What is the Gospel?” Good Question (and chances are you are wrong)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

David Williams has two recent posts (here and here) on the question, “what is the gospel?” [FYI,  with a captial ‘G’, Gospel refers to one or more of the four Gospels in […]

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Does Jesus Have Anything to Say about How We Relate to Others (and is anybody going to listen?)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over at GospelFutures, Neil Williams (D.Th., University of South Africa and author of The Maleness of Jesus: Is It Good News for Women?) has begun a new book project Chasing the Wind: […]

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GospelMemes? What are they? Are they legal? And how much does it cost to feed them?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

All kidding aside, over at GospelFutures, my buddy Peter Kress is starting a discussion on what he calls GospelMemes. Working off of his own spiritual journey, Kress wants to invite others, […]

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