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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Fundamentalism

Are Christian Fundamentalists actually Polytheists?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I came across this quote recently from James A. Sanders, Old Testament scholar, translater and editor of the Psalm Scroll (Dead Sea Scrolls), and former professor (retired) from Claremont School […]

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John Piper on Why “It’s Right for God to Slaughter Women and Children Anytime He Pleases” and Why I Have Some Major Problems with That

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Author and pastor John Piper, in a relatively recent interview on his website Desiring God: God-Centered Resources from the Ministry of John Piper, discusses the vexing problem of God ordering the mass killing […]

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Walter Brueggemann and Scripture as Counter-Imagination to the Empires of Man

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This past weekend I took part in a conference at St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, PA, sponsered by St. Thomas and the Center for Biblical Studies and by a […]

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Guest Post: Is Inerrancy a Fundamental of the Christian Faith?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s guest post is written by Carlos Bovell, who has recently written several posts for us, the most recent of which is here. Carlos is the author of four books that […]

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Inerrancy and Younger Evangelicals

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The following is an edited version of the foreword I wrote for Carlos Bovell’s Rehabilitating Inerrancy in a Culture of Fear. Carlos recently wrote three guest posts for this blog. […]

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Kent Sparks and Our Sacred, Broken Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Kent Sparks (professor of biblical studies and interim provost at Eastern University) has a new book due out in May, Sacred Word, Broken Word: Biblical Authority and the Dark Side of […]

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