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Did the Exodus Story Really Happen?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This blog post was adapted from my recent YouTube video. Good question, and the answer isn’t straightforward. On the positive side, Exodus is Israel’s national origin story—and it starts with […]

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The “Pete Ruins Christmas” Series: Jesus the Jewish King

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Many of you no doubt are familiar with this Christmas hymn, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”: O come, O come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel That mourns in lonely exile […]

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The Law of Love

By Jared Byas, M.A.

In the Bible scholars often talk of two kinds of law: apodictic and casuistic. These are part of a collection of fancy words that we use as a secret code […]

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God is Not A Being

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

A God whose existence or nonexistence you can argue is a thing beside others within the universe of existing things. . . . It is regrettable that scientists believe that […]

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Does the Bible Give Us Access to Absolute Truth?

By Jared Byas, M.A.

No.  Thanks everyone for coming to my TED talk. Alright fine, I’ll say a little more. Ever since my book came out Love Matters More, there has been some pushback. […]

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A Pilgrimage to Understanding the Biblical World Better

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Cynthia Shafer-Elliott (Ph.D., The University of Sheffield, England) is an Associate Dean of the School of Theology and Leadership and Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible & Archaeology at Jessup University […]

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