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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Ecclesiastes

covid-19

Getting Back to Normal After COVID-19. Maybe. Maybe Not.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

We all react to COVID-19 in our own way. Some hoard, some hide. Some fear for their own safety and the safety of loved ones. Some are exhausted by little […]

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Embracing the Futile Cycle of Human Existence (aka, Ecclesiastes Meets my High School Reunion Weekend)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

But we live our lives within the cycle, and our lives have meaning. Not a meaning handed to us, but a meaning we forge—right here, right now. Not by transcending our humanity but by looking it square in the eye, shedding any notion of being above it all, getting to work, and living.

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reading the old testament

Reading the Old Testament: You Gotta Have Attitude

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Christians do not read Scripture for mere historical interest. They read Scripture as members of Christ’s church as a book for Christ’s church, and so ask questions of significance, the […]

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The Bible for Normal People

when Vikings meet Jesus

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In medieval Ireland a young scribe, Aidan, is living in an Irish monastery. He is chosen by the order to accompany some monks to Byzantium to present a gift to […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Christianity without formulas. imagine that.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is a short interview with Ryan Miller, author of everything breathes, which just came out this month. Miller spent 10+ years creating video games, including the best sellers Myst and […]

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Gunnar, Viking Theologian of the “Hanging God”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

One of my favorite authors is Stephen Lawhead. His novels largely center on medieval themes with a tactful Christian undercurrent. Lawhead weaves together religious and secular themes in a way […]

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