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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Defending the Faith

Why Christians Should Lose the Christmas Culture War

By Jared Byas, M.A.

by Jared Byas Last week, Joshua Feuerstein kicked off the annual culture war season by starting a “movement” around Starbuck’s new minimal coffee cup design. I have no desire to […]

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Are you Christian, Ignorant, or Evil?

By Jared Byas, M.A.

by Jared Byas Growing up Evangelical, I noticed a trend to make Christianity more attractive to people by making it sound like it’s the most reasonable thing in the world. […]

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the best defense of the Christian faith is . . .

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’m not a big fan of Christian apologetics. Nothing personal, and I know some smart people who engage in it. It’s just not for me. I’ve never seen an argument for […]

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did Jesus even live? a brief thought about scholarship, skepticism, and apologetics

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Time and again the study of Jesus has been swamped by waves of radical scepticism–to the point of denial of this historicity of Jesus. Three names may be mentioned as examples. Bruno Bauer […]

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Did the Exodus Happen? How “Historical Evidence” Might or Might Not Help

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

by Jared Byas Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article (by Joshua Berman) suggesting the biblical exodus might have its root in an historical event. This isn’t exactly new, […]

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another article on inerrantist biblical scholars and “protective strategies”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I recently posted, with some commentary, an article published by Stephen L. Young on inerrantist biblical scholars employing “protective strategies” and “privileging insider claims” in their publications. In that article, Young, […]

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