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Progressive No More: Brief Thoughts on Adaptive Christianity

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

A confession: I’ve never taken to the term “progressive” Christianity.  A bit too highhanded and dismissive for my tastes, even if I agree with the need to move beyond certain […]

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Digging into Cultural Context

By Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

As both a Hebrew Bible scholar and archaeologist, I enjoy engaging in conversations related to ancient Israel as seen in both the Hebrew Bible and the archaeological record. As I […]

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What the Gospels Teach Us About Salvation

By Jennifer Bashaw

What did Jesus’s death life do: Part 2 In my last blog post, I argued that we would understand salvation better if we stopped constructing our theology predominantly (much less […]

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Why We Should Not Redeem ‘Fundamentalist Evangelicalism’

By Jared Byas, M.A.

Note: This is a response to Alisa Childers’ recent article at The Gospel Coalition, “Why We Should Not Redeem ‘Deconstruction‘.” Maybe peruse it first before reading on. Many years ago, […]

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Why Paul’s Letters Are Inadequate for Understanding Salvation

By Jennifer Bashaw

What did Jesus’s death life do: Part 1 A couple of months ago, I hopped on the podcast with Pete and Jared to chat about atonement. The major question we […]

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Our (Weird) Heavens Are (Also) Telling Us about God

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

So here is our thought for the day: how we see the world around us and how we see God are linked to each other. The creation tells us something […]

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