Tag Archives: Peter Enns

How the Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns: a Book Review

For me, this is perhaps one of the best books I have ever read—and I have read a LOT of books! On page 4, Pete sets the stage by stating that the Bible is not a divine instruction manual or … Continue reading

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And the main point of the Old Testament is . . .

Pete Enns is perhaps my favorite writer and blogger, and I am happy to share this article with you today. Pete says… I was taught in seminary and graduate school, as were many others of my generation and several before … Continue reading

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The Bible Tells Me So by Peter Enns: a Book Review

I have been waiting for this book from Peter Enns, and I am not disappointed! In The Bible Tells Me So, Peter addresses what I consider, perhaps, the most harmful belief among some believers today—a misguided and mistaken understanding of … Continue reading

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Inerrantists Resolve Discrepancies with ‘It Could Happen!’

Perhaps you know Judy Tenuta. She is now an actress, but in the 1980s she was a stand-up comedian who popularized the phrase: ‘It could happen’. During her comedy routines she would create some outlandish scenario and support her story … Continue reading

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