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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

The Bible and the Believer

The Bible for Normal People

a softer, gentler version of one of my books is juuuuust about to come out

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Oxford University Press is about to release the paperback version of The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously, which I co-wrote with Marc Zvi Brettler and the […]

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The Bible for Normal People

“Aha” Moments: Biblical Scholars Tell Their Stories (1): Me

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Following on my last post, here is the first installment of a series–biblical scholars from evangelical backgrounds telling their stories about their “aha” moments that convinced them they needed to find different […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Genesis, creation, and two very different portraits of God (or, you can’t pin God down)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Marc Zvi Brettler, Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Literature at Brandeis University, and also one of my co-authors on The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and […]

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Dan Harrington, S.J., on Reading the Bible as a Roman Catholic Biblical Scholar

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Dr. Daniel Harrington, S.J., professor of New Testament at Boston College recently posted at Huffington Post some reflections on the ancient practice of lectio divina (“divine” or “sacred reading”). This […]

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The Bible for Normal People

Can Critical Scholarship and Faith Co-exist?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The answer is yes, and I’ve got the book to prove it. Well, actually, I don’t have it yet, and neither do you. The book is not coming out until […]

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