Category Archives: Peter Enns

The Lungs of Jesus Christ: Postcritical Theological Interpretation of Scripture contra the “Historical” Way

There are people who want to focus on what the Bible actually says, in the way that it says it; and there are people who want to focus on what they think the Bible says according to their canons of … Continue reading

Posted in Barth, Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Studies, Biblical Theology, Bibliology, Doctrine of Scripture, George Hunsinger, Hermeneutics, Karl Barth, Peter Enns, Progressive Christianity | 7 Comments

Scripture as Living and Breathing, It Has ‘Being’ and that Matters Peter Enns and Everyone Else Who Wants to Approach Scripture Naturally.

I have come to the conclusion that I have a major preoccupation with the ontology of Scripture; in other words: What is it? Scripture for me is so important, as I am sure it is for most of you who … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Interpretation, Bibliology, Doctrine Of Creation, Doctrine Of God, Doctrine of God, Doctrine of Scripture, Hermeneutics, John Webster, Peter Enns | 14 Comments

Peter Enns and ‘Natural’ Bible Reading

Peter Enns just wrote a blog post in response to Andrew Wilson’s Christianity Today’s review of Enns’ new and rather controversial book (for many) The Bible Tells Me So. In Enns’ article he identifies twelve rhetorical strategies “evangelicals” like Andrew … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Studies, Biblical Theology, Bibliology, Doctrine Of Creation, Doctrine of Scripture, Hermeneutics, John Webster, Matthew Levering, Peter Enns, Progressive Christianity | 5 Comments

The Critique I Should Have Written of Rachel Held Evans’ ‘Abraham and Isaac’

A couple of days ago I attempted to critique a blog post written by Rachel Held Evans, famous Christian blogger par excellence. In particular I was attempting to critique her seeming suggestions about how we ought to read the Old … Continue reading

Posted in American Evangelicalism, Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Studies, Ethics, Hermeneutics, Kant, Peter Enns, Rachel Held Evans | 30 Comments

The Bible and Science and Evangelism: A Boat Too Far and the Literality of the Biblical Stories?

I continue to do the work of an Evangelist; it is a challenge and gift of being a Christian that I thoroughly enjoy, and from which I draw personal telos or purpose in my ongoing adventure as a Christian person … Continue reading

Posted in Al Baylis, Apologetics, Christian Culture, Cultural Christianity, Culture, Epistemology, Evangelicalism, Evangelism, Metaphysics, Ontology, Peter Enns, Philosophy, Salvation, Science, Soteriology, Spirituality, Theology, Tradition | 12 Comments