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On Being an Ex-Apologist (Hardman, part 1 of 3)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Below is the first of three posts by Randy Hardman on his experiences as an official Christian apologist and why he felt he had to move on from that vocation. […]

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theology makes so much more sense when little bunnies show you the way

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

James McGrath posted the following on his blog about the type of reasoning one often finds among creationists. It is also applicable to certain strands of apologetics concerning Israelite history […]

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You and I Have a Different God, I Think

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’ve been watching the Adam and evolution debates/discussions on line, in social media, and in print. I think I am beginning to see more clearly what accounts for the deeply held, […]

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Is Christian Apologetics Secular and Unbiblical? An interview with Myron Penner

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is an interview with Myron Penner (PhD, University of Edinburgh), author of the upcoming The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Context, slated to be released July […]

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A Recent Book on the Bible You Really Oughta Read

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I just read The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us (HarperOne, November 2011) by Douglas A. Knight and Amy-Jill Levine, both of […]

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Fear Leads to Anger: Unpacking Theological Belligerence

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

My point: Belligerence in theological discussions is a reaction to a deep fear—typically unperceived—that one’s metanarrative is under threat. Let me put that in English: People fight about their views […]

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