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The Great Unbiblical Political Error of White American Evangelicalism

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

White Evangelicalism’s overwhelming support for Donald Trump continues to be a source of bewilderment, if not exasperation, among Christians of a wider swath.  The president’s well documented moral corruption, both […]

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America Is Not in the Bible

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

America is not in the Bible. In no way, shape, or form. Not a hint. Not a whiff. America is not in the Bible, not even here: If my people who are called by my name humble themselves…

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Christians in Politics: It’s about Holding Powers to a Higher Standard

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

We have the obligation to be sure that justice, peace, and righteousness remain the higher standard by which the state is held accountable rather than aiding and abetting the state to redefine and co-opt that standard.

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I Wonder if Greg Gianforte Knows that Montana is not a “Biblical Concept” (or, fun with politicians quoting the Bible)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

“The concept of retirement is not a biblical.” Another American political leader with Bible in hand ready to speak truth.

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Is it OK for Christians to protest against their political leaders?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Short answer: Yes. Longer answer: Yes, of course, silly person.  Just don’t break things. I’ll go a bit further. It is the Christian’s duty in civic affairs to hold powers to account […]

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a quick thought about true Christian responsibility in voting for a president

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’ll make this short. In a public lecture given in 2011, N. T. Wright (“Kingdom and Cross”—which I make my Bible intro students watch every year) talks about the American […]

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