Episode 230: Pete Enns & Jared Byas - Pete & Jared Ruin Christmas
The Bible For Normal People
by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
1M ago
We’re bringing a little bah and a little humbug to the Christmas pageant in this episode of The Bible for Normal People as Pete and Jared do their very best to ruin Christmas! Find out what Christmas means to them, whether Jesus really is the reason for the season, and how your Nativity set is probably lying to you. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 229: Joel Marcus - Parting of the Ways Between Judaism & Christianity
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
In this episode of The Bible for Normal People, Joel Marcus breaks down the history and intricacies of how, when, and why the Christian religion broke away from Judaism, and how that turn toward independence shaped the New Testament. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 174: Brian McLaren - The Four Stages of Faith
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
In this episode of The Bible for Normal People, Pete and Jared sit down with Brian McLaren to discuss stages of faith, the prevalence of doubt, and what paths to faith after doubt might look like. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 173: Cheryl B. Anderson - The Ethical Impact of Biblical Interpretation
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
Can biblical interpretation have an ethical impact? Our guest this week, Cheryl B. Anderson, combines her background as a practicing attorney with her Ph.D. in Biblical studies to create a compelling discussion on ethics, law, and how we read our Bible.  Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 172: Pete Enns - A Whole Different Way of Reading Genesis
The Bible For Normal People
by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
In this episode, Pete looks at Genesis from an angle we’re guessing will be new to many of you. We’re going to focus on the big picture. What is Genesis as a whole about? For what purpose was it written? What is it doing? Those are the big questions we’re going after. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 171: Ted Lewis - The Origins of God
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
The word of the day is "complicated" and the nerd-o-meter is set to the max. Join us on this week's episode as Pete & Jared explore the messiness of history and the origins of Yahweh with Dr. Ted Lewis. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 170: Kristin Kobes Du Mez - A Modern Church History of Toxic Masculinity
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
Where did white Evangelical support for men like Donald Trump come from? Pete & Jared sit down with Kristin Kobes Du Mez to discuss toxic patterns of masculinity and patriarchy that have surfaced over the past seventy years in the white Evangelical church. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 169: Pete & Jared - The Bible and the "Problem of History"
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by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
What do you do when you notice something in the Bible that doesn’t pass the muster of historical research? In this episode, Pete & Jared discuss the problem of history found within the pages of the Bible and the implications of history on Christian life and faith.  Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 228: Emilie Townes - The Wisdom of Hope (REISSUE)
The Bible For Normal People
by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared talk with Emilie Townes about womanist ethics, interpreting the Bible, and hope. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 227: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Joshua
The Bible For Normal People
by Peter Enns and Jared Byas
2M ago
In this episode of The Bible for Normal People, Pete ruins the book of Joshua and evangelical home décor in one fell swoop by examining the historicity of the conquest narrative and the theological consequences of a warrior God who condones violence.  Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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