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The Bible Is Like . . . A Room of Wise Elders . . . Article by Peter Enns https://peteenns.com/the-bible-is-like-a-room-of-wise-elders/ Article by Peter Enns Topics: Scripture , Bible , Hermeneutics , Interpretation Source: Pete Enns Peter Enns' article presents a book quote from Kent Sparks that describes the Bible as "a room of wise elders." All the elder voices speak in "relation to God"; however, none are "wholly liberated" from sin. It’s Unavoidable and Biblical to Move Beyond the Bible Article by Peter Enns https://peteenns.com/its-unavoidable-and-biblical-to-move-beyond-the-bible-a-quick-word-about-evolution-and-the-bible/ Article by Peter Enns Topics: Evolution , Bible , Change , Hermeneutics Source: Pete Enns Arguing that writers of the Bible modified established tradition to suit new experiences of God, Peter Enns' article advocates growing theology "out of the Bible" instead of fixating on orthodox interpretations of the Bible. Reading Genesis Like Adults Article by Peter Enns https://peteenns.com/reading-genesis-like-adults/ Article by Peter Enns Topics: Genesis , Education , Hermeneutics Source: Pete Enns Drawing on the writings of Hermann Gunkel, this article by Peter Enns argues that church leaders should teach lay people how to integrate the findings of source criticism into a biblical worldview The Biblical Writers Didn’t Record God’s Revelation—They Interpreted It Article by Peter Enns https://peteenns.com/contradictions-biblical-writers-interpreted/ Article by Peter Enns Topics: Revelation , Passover , Interpretation , Hermeneutics Source: Pete Enns Drawing on Benjamin D. Sommer's comparison of Exodus 12 and Deuteronomy 16, this article by Peter Enns discusses how contradictions in scripture can be resolved by treating biblical books as human interpretations of original divine revelation.... I’m Pretty Sure God’s Isn’t A Helicopter Parent Article by Peter Enns https://peteenns.com/im-pretty-sure-gods-isnt-a-helicopter-parent/ Article by Peter Enns Topics: Parenting , God , Maturity , Wisdom Source: Pete Enns Noting how wisdom literature seemingly draws on the reader's experience to determine when to take certain actions, this article by Peter Enns on Proverbs 26:4-5 discusses how God allows us to mature by making mistakes. The Incarnational Model of Scripture Article by Peter Enns https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/pete-enns-on-the-incarnational-model-of-scripture Article by Peter Enns Topics: Incarnation , Scripture , Study , History Source: Biologos In the incarnational model of scripture, as explained by Pete Enns, the Bible "speaks God’s word but thoroughly reflects the thoughts, ideas, and worldviews of the human authors." The Creator is the Redeemer Article by Peter Enns https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/the-creator-is-the-redeemer Article by Peter Enns Topics: Creation , Redemption , Old Testament Source: Biologos In this article, Peter Enns argues that creation and redemption are two sides of the same coin. Redemption is an act of creation. Evolution and Our Theological Traditions: Calvinism Article by Peter Enns https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/evolution-and-our-theological-traditions-calvinism-part-5 Article by Peter Enns Topics: Evolution , Hermeneutics , Interpretation , Genesis Source: Biologos In this article, Peter Enns discusses the hermeneutical tension in interpreting the story of Adam in Genesis in science/faith conversation. How does what we have come to know impact how we now read the Bible? Genesis, Creation, and Ancient Interpreters: It Was Eve’s Fault Commentary/Exegesis by Peter Enns https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/genesis-creation-and-ancient-interpreters-it-was-eves-fault Commentary/Exegesis by Peter Enns Topics: Creation , Adam , Commandments , Conversation Source: Biologos Pete Enns discusses various interpretations of the story of the temptation and sin of Adam and Eve (Genesis 3). Evangelicals, Evolution, and the Bible: Moving toward a Synthesis Article by BioLogos Editorial Team https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/pete-enns-on-evangelicals-evolution-and-the-bible-moving-toward-a-synthesis Article by BioLogos Editorial Team Topics: Evolution , Science , Bible , Hermeneutics Source: Biologos This article highlights an essay by Pete Enns that argues for a rethinking of how one reads the Bible, because ignoring the scientific and archeological evidence for evolution is not an option for twenty-first century believers. No One Saw this Coming Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/no-one-saw-this-coming Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: History , Messiah , Hermeneutics , New Testament Source: The Work of the People Peter Enns discusses how Jesus being crucified and resurrected wasn't what one would expect from OT prophecy, and how the NT writers had to re-read the OT in light of Jesus. Difficult to Stay Christian Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/difficult-to-stay-christian Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Faith , Community , Church , Doubt Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns urges the church to give space for people to struggle with their faith. Confusing Kingdoms Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/confusing-kingdoms Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Jesus , Gospel , The gospel , Politics Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns offers thoughts on the word "gospel," highlighting the profound political implications of that word. (Length: 10:15) Adult-Like Faith Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/adult-like-faith Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Faith , Resurrection , Surrender , Peace Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns discusses his pilgrimage to an adult-like faith, describing his experience of finding peace and joy, letting go of control, learning to walk into trust, and dying to self. (Length: 16:45) Jesus Is Torah Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/jesus-is-torah Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Jesus , Torah , Israel , Church Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns reflects on Jesus as Torah, suggesting that whole the point of the Bible is the story of God showing up in the person of Jesus. (Length: 04:55) Creative Scripture Engagement Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/creative-scripture-engamement Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Faith , Scripture , Creativity , Paradox Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns reflects on the paradoxes of Christianity, from the relationship between faith and doubt to the tension between suffering and resurrection. (Length: 05:55) The Psalter Journey Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/the-psalter-journey Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Journey , God's Presence , Faith , Psalms Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns discusses the Book of Psalm as a "theological story" about the journey of faith. (Length: 04:40) Sermon Illustrations on Rituals Sermon Illustration by Cormac McCarthy https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-on-rituals/ Sermon Illustration by Cormac McCarthy Topics: Sermon , Illustration , Sacraments , Consumerism Source: The Pastor's Workshop This collection of sermon illustrations on rituals includes an except from Cormac McCarthy's novel, "The Road," where a father and son develop a ritual and Ira G. Zepp Jr.'s thoughts on the symbolism of shopping malls. God Likes Stories Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/god-likes-stories Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Bible , Scripture , History , Diversity Source: The Work of the People In this video Peter Enns reflects on the historical content of the Bible. Different writers give diverse accounts of events as they recall things different and write with different purposes. Working and Guarding the Garden Commentary/Exegesis by Peter Enns https://biologos.org/blogs/archive/genesis-creation-and-ancient-interpreters-working-and-guarding-the-garden Commentary/Exegesis by Peter Enns Topics: Work , Creation , Law , Torah Source: Biologos What does Genesis 2:15 mean when it says the first humans were to keep or "guard" Eden? Pete Enns explores various historical interpretations, noting especially the ancient idea that Adam and Eve were to observe Torah.

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