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:
- Antiquity of the Bible / Morally Objectionable Events
- Antiquity of the Bible / Theologically Objectionable Ideas
- Diversity and Contradictions in the Bible
- Historicity of the Bible
Mentioned in this episode:
- Book: Benjamin D. Sommer, “Revelation & Authority”
- Book: Benjamin D. Sommer, “Jewish Concepts of Scripture”
- Book: Benjamin D. Sommer, “The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel”
- Book: Benjamin D. Sommer, “A Prophet Reads Scripture”
- Bible: The Jewish Study Bible
- Podcast: Episode 8: Kent Sparks – Where Did the Israelites Come From?
- Podcast: Episode 45: Pete Enns – Romans for Normal People