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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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Resources for Justice

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Rather than air our regularly scheduled episode, we felt it was important to step back and promote educational resources by people of color. It is crucial for white folks to […]

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evolving faith

Church as It Should Be—What I Am Taking with Me from the Evolving Faith Conference

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I spent the weekend in Denver—the place of no humidity—at the 2nd Evolving Faith conference, and of which I hope countless others will follow. 2500 people attended and who knows […]

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review a book

How Not to Review a Book (or, Here We Go Again)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I don’t normally respond to critical reviews of my books. I don’t really see the point. Not everyone likes every book, and that is just peachy as far as I’m […]

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bible's true purpose

The Bible’s True Purpose Is to Make You Feel Good About Yourself (JK)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

From where I stand, the Bible’s true purpose is more than supplying spiritual information to be downloaded. It holds out for us an invitation to join an ancient, well-traveled, and […]

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biblical faith

Is the Christian Faith, Strictly Speaking, Biblical?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Strictly speaking, no. Not even unstrictly speaking. All this Jesus business doesn’t simply “follow” what the Bible (namely, the Old Testament) “says.” It transforms that sacred text. Actually, if I […]

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How Much God Loves Change

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

This is a 3 Part Story Part 1: How Much I Hate Change. I have control issues. And when you like to be in control, you don’t like change. Why? […]

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