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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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The Bible for Normal People

What We’ve Got Here is a Math Problem: Paul, the Gospel, and those Galatians

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Recently David Williams posted an interesting piece on what Paul told the Galatians about the gospel. As alert readers of the New Testament know, Paul was not happy with the […]

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Good News: King Jesus is in the House

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Recently, David Williams posted his next piece in his series “What is the Gospel?” My comments and links to William’s previous posts on this topic are here and here. I sense […]

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The gospel according to the Gospels: It’s not a get-out-of-hell-free card.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

David Williams continues his “What is the Gospel?” series. To refresh your memory, Williams is arguing (as many do) that “fundamentally the gospel is the announcement of Jesus’ being Lord of […]

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“What is the Gospel?” Good Question (and chances are you are wrong)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

David Williams has two recent posts (here and here) on the question, “what is the gospel?” [FYI,  with a captial ‘G’, Gospel refers to one or more of the four Gospels in […]

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Absolutely the Most Important Chapter in the Entire Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Don’t you hate blog posts that start like this, with such an exaggerated claim? So do I. Oh well. I could have said this post will make you rich and […]

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Did Paul Believe in the Bible?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I am here in San Francisco at the Society of Biblical Literature annual Sea of Tweed and Bowtie Geekfest. This is where biblical scholars from all over the world gather […]

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