Apparently 2020 is the Year of the Bible | Pete Enns

*[the following is copied from the original in entirety for educational purposes only] 2020 has the honor of being “The Year of the Bible,” at least according to Bible 2020, a global Evangelical organization, including the National Association of Evangelicals, World Evangelical Alliance, and the International Bible Society.   Some of us may remember the last …

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Interview with Dr. Wil Gafney: Womanist Midrash Perspective on the Biblical Text – Pete Enns

Pete and Jared talk with Dr. Wil Gafney about womanist midrash and why womanist biblical interpretation is important for everyone. — Read on peteenns.com/interview-with-dr-wil-gafney-womanist-midrash-perspective-on-the-biblical-text/

Union Seminary’s & Carvalhaes’ Ridiculous Literalism is a Mask for Marketing Interfaith Animism

This was just a show, a marketing of interfaith “partnership” with a heavy lean to #animism.— Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 30, 2019 IOW, “professor can’t tell the difference between personification in poetry & his own literalism.”(@ccarvalhaes)Welcome to the new literal interpretative method, #Churchianity. Have fun! https://t.co/EfzXvDQhtJ— Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 27, 2019 Be an environmental …

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Dangers In Not Questioning But Assuming The Bible Is Entirely Inspired By God! (Parts 1 & 2) | What God May Really Be Like – Misbeliefs About God

(This is a two-part Post. Second part next week. This Post is longer than usual) Most God-followers get their understanding of God from the Bible. Non-God followers often understand God from what people claims about God according to the Bible. Readers may be aware of arguments suggesting dangers when assuming the Bible isn’t entirely inspired… …

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The Bible’s Reliability, ANE Cosmology, The Name of God & Jesus

It is fascinating. For a minute, I adopted this view, b/c it helped explain the genocide ancient Hebrews committed in God’s name. But then I was like, “wait, did they just take up this myth to demonize the ethnicities they conquered?” Demi-gods are in every ancient mythology. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) April 4, 2019 So, …

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“How the Bible Actually Works” by Peter Enns

Moving us beyond the damaging idea that “being right” is the most important measure of faith, Peter Enns—Bible scholar and host of The Bible for Normal People podcast—offers a freeing approach to Bible study that helps us focus on pursuing enlightenment and building our relationship with God—which is exactly what the Bible was designed to …

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Everyone is Not a Scholar

My postulate is simple and short. “No one can simply open the Bible and start interpreting it accurately.” [Even the simplest of statements found in the Bible have several layers of context that nuance or limit them.] Whether you agree with that statement or not, one thing is observable and self-evident in all faith groups …

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