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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament with Pete Enns

In this episode, Pete Enns unpacks some of the problems presented by the Bible. Which are often addressed by the Evangelical movement, but in an ad hoc way.

5 Challenges of the Old Testament in the Evangelical movement:

  1. Antiquity of the Bible / Morally Objectionable Events
  2. Antiquity of the Bible / Theologically Objectionable Ideas
  3. Diversity and Contradictions in the Bible
  4. How the New Testament uses the Old Testament
  5. Historicity of the Bible

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In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared tackle the question: Do we know God is good from the Bible? If you have a question for Pete & Jared, submit it on the Ask Pete page of the website and it might be featured on an upcoming blog post or podcast episode.

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  • “There’s something important to the practicality for how we practice our faith…maybe practicing Christianity in my daily life didn’t always have to deal with my brain.” @jbyas
  • “How can you be certain God is loving? I can’t – in that intellectual sense. I can’t say, ‘Here’s how I am certain.’” @peteenns

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