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French Fries and Pornography: Another Lesson from Evolution

Posted by PeteEnns on March 18, 2017 in Christianity and evolution guest posts 12 Comments

Today’s post is the second of two by Matthew Nelson Hill (see first post here). Matthew’s first book, Evolution and Holiness: Sociobiology, Altruism and the Quest for Wesleyan Perfection, recently came out with IVP-Academic. These posts are taken from his follow-up book (IVP, in progress) that deals with the practical implications of understanding evolution for the Christian life. ********** We

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What a Woman on a Magazine Cover Teaches Us about Evolution

Posted by PeteEnns on March 17, 2017 in Christianity and evolution guest posts 7 Comments

Today’s post is by Matthew Nelson Hill (PhD Durham University) of Spring Arbor University (Michigan), where he is director of the E.P. Hart Honors Program and Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Theology. Matthew’s first book, Evolution and Holiness: Sociobiology, Altruism and the Quest for Wesleyan Perfection, recently came out with IVP-Academic. I know. So far this guy

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B4NP Podcast (The only God-ordained podcast on the internet) is finally here!

Posted by PeteEnns on March 16, 2017 in B4NP podcast announcements 18 Comments

I’m very excited to announce the official launch of The Bible for Normal People Podcast! Pete, this is indeed exciting news—more than my wedding or birth of my child—but where can I find this podcast of yours? Thanks for asking! Those of you who prefer the Apple ecosystem can go to iTunes. You can also find the podcast at Google Play

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the Bible: it’s sort of like a viral internet joke (or, why “original author” is overrated)

Posted by PeteEnns on March 6, 2017 in nature of the Bible 35 Comments

If you know how Wikipedia works, you have a good idea of how the authorship of biblical books went down: an anonymous text is added to over time, but none of the additions are screaming for individual recognition. Benjamin Sommer explains the phenomenon this way: As Walter Jackson Bate and Harold Bloom have shown, poets since

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