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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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The Bible for Normal People

Ken Ham blasts God for not taking the Bible seriously

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In a recent statement from his Creation Museum office, Ken Ham blasted God for “not taking the Bible seriously and undermining its authority.” “Only someone with liberal leanings would write a […]

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“aha” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (11): Chris Keith

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s “aha” moments post is by Chris Keith, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity and Director of the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible, St Mary’s University, Twickenham. One […]

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“Cosmos” and Christianity (or any religion, for that matter)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Like many of you, I watched the entire FOX series Cosmos for the last several weeks and which concluded this past Sunday. More than once I found myself in stunned […]

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I’ll see your “clarified” statement of faith and raise you a lawsuit—more good times at Bryan College

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

A few days ago The Herald News (serving Dayton, Tenn., and Rhea County communities since 1898) reported the next, and I suppose inevitable, development in the Bryan-College-brazenly-moves-the-statement-of-faith-goal-posts-as-a-way-of-weeding-out-dangerous-faculty-who-don’t-think-the-Bible-is-a-science-book saga. Two faculty […]

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is anyone getting tired of this yet? (yes): Bryan College “takes a stand” on creationism

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Whatever. Here’s the article. Another college feels it needs to take a “stand” on the Bible–meaning recommitting themselves to a view of the Bible that is inexcusable for an institution […]

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Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham: giving credibility to nonsense (or, walking into an apologetic war machine)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Bill Nye will be debating Ken Ham in a week’s time–inexplicably, on Ham’s home turf, where he controls the terms and the crowd. Nye is either going to get destroyed […]

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