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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Interview with William M. Schniedewind: When and Why the Bible Was Written

In this episode, Jared & Pete talk to William M. Schniedewind, professor of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at UCLA. They discuss the challenges of accurately capturing the oral tradition of the Hebrew scriptures and what we can learn from looking at the history and context of how it was written.

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Ask Pete: Questions from The Bible for Normal People Community

Ask Pete: Answering Questions from The Bible For Normal People Community

July 9, 2018

In this episode, Jared & Pete answer questions submitted from The Bible For Normal People community.

  1. How do we handle a Bible that lies to us?
  2. What’s a good Study Bible?
  3. Does God allow everything, from death to sickness, droughts, elections, etc? Are all things a present from God?
  4. What is the significance of baptism?

Pete also answered a bonus question from Ask Pete for our Patreon supporters: How to deal with anger, fear, and guilt after coming out of a fundamentalist approach to the Bible. Click here to watch the video or sign up!

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