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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Inspiration and Incarnation

old testament origins

Christians and the Old Testament: Don’t Expect Jesus to Solve Your Problems (Or Do; It Depends)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

When Christians run up against interpretive challenges in the Old Testament–like killing Canaanites to take their land or the meaning of the Adam story vis-a-vis science–a common way of handling […]

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Why It’s Important that Jesus Didn’t Know Everything

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Much is at stake theologically for Jesus not knowing everything. It means grappling with the implications of the incarnation, no matter how challenging those implications may be to our own theology.

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historical criticism

Historical Criticism and the “Inner Impulse Towards Truth” in Christian Faith

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The issue is not so much about “balancing” theology with history or vice-verse, but acknowledging the tension and letting that tension inform and fuel our spiritual engagement of the Bible.

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No, thank you very much, I am not “undermining the gospel”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I had two groups of readers in mind for Inspiration and Incarnation. First, I wanted to encourage faith for everyday Christians who were troubled by some of the same things […]

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I . . . just can’t contain myself

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Call the neighbors, wake the kids. Both the paperback edition of The Bible Tells Me So and the 10th anniversary edition of Inspiration and Incarnation are now available and waiting for you to […]

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I just got my copy of the 10th anniversary edition of Inspiration and Incarnation. Have you? Jealous?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Gizmo was in the other room barking his fool head off like he always does for no reason, yet this time there was a reason. The UPS man delivered my […]

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