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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Evangelicalism

A Book That Actually Claims There is Actually A Future For Evangelicalism That Doesn’t Involve Killing Each Other

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

My friend Harold Heie has a passionate commitment to fostering respectful conversations on the internet about difficult topics among evangelicals. Heie is Senior Fellow at the Center for Faith and Inquiry at Gordon College (full bio here). He […]

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The Bible for Normal People

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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giving up on the bible

One Big Reason Why so Many Young People Are Giving up on the Bible–and Their Faith

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This one comes from the heart. I’m speaking from my experience here–no polls or surveys, though I know what I say here lines up with those I’ve seen over the […]

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do inerrantist biblical scholars employ “protective strategies” and “privilege insider claims”? — a new article you’ll want to read.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Stephen L. Young (ABD doctoral student, Brown University, Religions in the Ancient Mediterranean), recently published and article (the first of two) “exposing” inerrantist biblical scholarship: “Protective Strategies and the Prestige of […]

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The Bible for Normal People

inerrancy, historical criticism, and the slippery slope

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In today’s post, Carlos Bovell suggests a visual metaphor that moves beyond the slippery slope, either/or thinking common among inerrantists. Bovell, a frequent contributor to this blog, is a graduate of Westminster […]

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The Bible for Normal People

what would the apostle Paul think about evangelicals and the conflict in Palestine?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

It is for this reason that Paul would have scratched his head over the current Evangelical fascination with the modern secular state of Israel and its supposedly Bible-mandated right to […]

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