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The Great Unbiblical Political Error of White American Evangelicalism

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

White Evangelicalism’s overwhelming support for Donald Trump continues to be a source of bewilderment, if not exasperation, among Christians of a wider swath.  The president’s well documented moral corruption, both […]

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Why God Isn’t Always Behind Our Successes or Failures (Thankfully)

By Jared Byas, M.A.

There is a karma-like understanding in the Bible that we find particularly in the book of Deuteronomy. If you do good things, God will bless you. If you do bad […]

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Pete’s Bible Trivia Bonanza #12 — Jeremiah Didn’t Have a Pentateuch

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The prophet Jeremiah lived during the time when the Babylonians invaded Judah (beginning in 597 BCE) and then captured Jerusalem in 586 BCE, razing the temple and sending many of […]

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Reading the Bible With Mutual Respect

By Jared Byas, M.A.

I don’t know about you but I grew up with this nagging thought in the back of my mind when I read my Bible: am I doing it right? As […]

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Rachel Held Evans and Her God

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I am thinking about Rachel’s passing a year ago, along with many of you. I continue to mourn the tremendous loss to her family and to tens of thousands of […]

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Engaging the Bible as If God Were Out Ahead of Us

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Do not say, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask this. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:10 Thus says the ancient, postexilic, author […]

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