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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Violence of God

The Bible for Normal People

On Creation and Killing Canaanites: One Simple, Hardly Worth Mentioning (but I feel that I should) Thought

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In recent months, these two issues–creation and Canaanite extermination–have been among the more heat-producing that I have dealt with on this blog. Today, I want to make one simple point […]

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I Have Conquered Canada: My Interview on The Drew Marshall Show

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The Drew Marshall Show is “Canada’s most listened to spiritual talk show,” though probably not any more: last week they interviewed me. All kidding aside, this was a fun 15 minutes […]

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More Bullying by the Southern Baptists: but this time someone crossed the line

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Recently, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary broadcast another “panel discussion,” this one taking to task Eric Seibert for his views on God’s violence in the Old Testament. Seibert posted a three […]

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The Bible for Normal People

It’s Not Every Day Jesus Comments on Your Blog

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I recently hosted a 3-part guest blog series by Eric Seibert (Messiah College) on the topic of God’s violence in the Old Testament (part one here). It’s a touchy subject for some, and […]

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Learning to Read the Bible Nonviolently

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is the third and final one by Dr. Eric Seibert, Professor of Old Testament at Messiah College (post one is here and post two is here). Much of Seibert’s work […]

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When the Bible Sanctions Violence, Must We?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is the second of three by Dr. Eric Seibert, Professor of Old Testament at Messiah College (post one is here). Much of Seibert’s work is centered on addressing […]

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