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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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Resisting Emire with Sylvia Keesmaat and Brian Walsh

Interview with Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat and Dr. Brian Walsh: Resisting Empire in the Book of Romans

July 15, 2019

This week Biblical Scholar Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat and Theologian Dr. Brian Walsh talk about what Paul was up to in the book of Romans. We visit topics like salvation and politics and how maybe those words don’t mean what we thought when it comes to the New Testament.

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  • “It seems to me that asking the question of atonement in Romans, is perhaps asking the wrong question.” Brian Walsh
  • “Basically, [I] try to help people imagine what it’s like to live into this story, and try to imagine what it was like for people in the 1st-century to live into this story, and what we might learn from that.” Sylvia Keesmaat

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