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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christianity & Evolution

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It’s Unavoidable and Biblical to Move Beyond the Bible—a Quick Word About Evolution and the Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Speaking of evolution and Christian faith . . . Much of the confusion, hand-wringing, angst, and raised hackles comes from failing to ask of ourselves a simple question: what do […]

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Paul, Adam, and Salvation: maybe Augustine really did screw everything up and we should just move on

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I just caught a 2015 article scrolling down my Facebook feed by Orthodox theologian (and walking thesaurus) David Bentley Hart. The article is called “Traditio Deformis,” and in it Hart explains in no uncertain terms, […]

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Does Jesus Know More Than Science? (Or, Grappling with a Truly Fully Human Jesus of Nazareth)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I believe that evolution explains human origins, even if there is always more to learn. I believe this for the same reason I believe the earth is round and billions of […]

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What Kind of a God Do You Believe In? (A Thought About Christianity and Evolution)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’ve been participating for years in discussions about evolution and Christianity, and I think I see more clearly what accounts for the deeply held, visceral, differences of opinion about whether Adam […]

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Selling God Short When Evangelicals Talk About Evolution

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Why is there such tension between evangelicals and evolution? The real problem isn’t evolution. There is a deeper problem: evangelicals tend to expect from the Bible what it simply isn’t […]

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3 reasons why God did not create the earth and cosmos with “apparent age”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

“Apparent age” means that God created the cosmos to look billions of years old when in fact it is only a few 1000 years old. This is seen by some* as a […]

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