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On Why I Say Happy Holidays

By Jared Byas, M.A.

“You know me, I am no fan of the term X-mas or X anything. I make my kids play Christ-box 360. And if they break a bone they get Christ-rays.” […]

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Talking to People You Disagree With

By Jared Byas, M.A.

So, a few months ago (or maybe longer or shorter, I’m too lazy to look it up right now) I posted a podcast on How to Talk to People You […]

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theological disagreements

A Blog Post in Which I Get Belligerent About Theological Belligerence

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

One cannot use Jesus and Paul as a justification for pathology–and excuse to see a gospel-survival conflict at every point of disagreement.

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St. Augustine

Was There a “Fall” or Did Augustine Really Screw Everything Up?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The “fall” of humanity, as some Christians understand it, completely dependent on Augustine’s misreading of one verse in the book of Romans.

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original sin

5 Old Testament Reasons Why “Original Sin” Doesn’t Work

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Does the Old Testament portray Adam’s disobedience in the garden of Eden as the cause of universal human sinfulness and guilt? No it doesn’t. Not even remotely.

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god's voice

“Maybe You’re Just Not Listening” (My Mom . . . or God.)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In The Sin of Certainty, I tell a brief story about the time I was in middle school and made myself a sandwich. After I was done, I tied up […]

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