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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Fundamentalism

The Bible for Normal People

When Cute Little Bunnies Talk Theology

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Though himself neither cute nor a bunny, my friend James McGrath over at Exploring Our Matrix has posted this ever-so-cute response to creationism by the two ever-so-cutest stuffed bunnies you’ll ever […]

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Bilbo–I Mean, Adam–Was a Historical Person (and Ken Ham has a poster to prove it)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Before I get going here, I want to be crystal clear about something. I am not remotely interested in trying to change Ken Ham’s mind about Genesis. Nor am I […]

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10 Reasons Why I Don’t Give up on Fundamentalists (including the not nice ones)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Every now and then I get asked in a blog comment, an email, or on Facebook, why I bother trying to talk to the hardened Christian right about the Bible. Why not just give […]

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Inerrancy: If it Was Good Enough for Jesus…. (a panel discussion at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Recently, Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, led a panel discussion called “Revisiting Inerrancy: The Challenges Continue.” He was joined by four of his faculty members: three theologians (Russell […]

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Has John Piper Changed his Mind about “It’s Right for God to Slaughter Women and Children Anytime He Pleases”? (I’m just asking because the page is missing)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I just noticed that the link to John Piper’s post “How Could God Kill Women and Children?” is now dead–and I do not wish to dwell on the irony of […]

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“Ken Ham Clubs Baby Seals” (or, it may be time for him to rethink his ministry strategy)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I recently posted some thoughts on reading Genesis like an adult. Ken Ham disagreed, and so posted a response, “Peter Enns Wants Children to Reject Genesis.” Ham’s well-known chosen method […]

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