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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

The Bible Tells Me So

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“Aha” Moments: Biblical Scholars Tell Their Stories – Pete Enns

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Following 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 […]

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trust the bible

Can the Bible Be “Trusted” and What Does That Even Mean?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The Bible bears the marks of the messiness of the diverse human drama. Christian theology, if it wishes to be compelling and speak into people’s lives, needs to incorporate that fact, not shy away from it.

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3 Ways to See the Bible “as an Adult” (But Let Me Explain Before You Jump down My Throat)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I know the title of this post might sound offensive, but don’t give in to that feeling. I’m probably not even talking to you. The title channels something I read by C. […]

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Canaanites

Looks Like the Canaanites Got a Raw Deal

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

It looks like whoever wrote the Flood story has a bone to pick with the Canaanites.

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Briefly, 3 Edgy Things About How the Old Testament Works

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

A willingness to accept how Scripture comes to us is a mark of faith and trust in God, not an act of disloyalty to God.

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God likes stories, and science backs it up

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In The Bible Tells Me So, I have a section called “Stories Work,” which is my conclusion to chapter 3, “God Likes Stories.” My point there is that the writers of the […]

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