Genesis for Normal People

POD of GFNP coming ADN

Posted by PeteEnns on November 28, 2012 in announcements Genesis for Normal People No Comments

That got your attention. The Print on Demand version of our e-book Genesis for Normal People: A Guide to the Most Controversial, Misunderstood, and Abused Book of the Bible will be available via Amazon any day now. Jared Byas and I will be sure to announce it as soon as Amazon lets us know (or you can check periodically yourself). They have had the completed file since Saturday and

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“Genesis for Normal People” Coming out in Real Live Book Form Very, Very Soon (like really soon)

Posted by PeteEnns on August 29, 2012 in announcements Genesis for Normal People No Comments

Herewith is the official announcement that Genesis for Normal People: A Guide to the Most Controversial, Misunderstood, and Abused Book of the Bible, which now includes a study guide for group leaders, will be available in print through Amazon by the end of September, and likely earlier. We are currently working on some final printing issues,

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“And Always Let Your Context Be Your Guide”: Reading the Bible in Context

Posted by PeteEnns on August 2, 2012 in Genesis for Normal People Old Testament The Evolution of Adam violence of God No Comments

Over at Jesus Creed, the inveterate and insightful blogger “RJS” has begun a discussion of the role of historical context for biblical interpretation. RJS begins the post by talking about creation in the Bible vis-a-vis science, and rightly suggests that how one reads the biblical material is affected by how one understands the historical/literary context of Genesis.

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“Genesis for Normal People” coming out in Print with Leader Guide.

Posted by PeteEnns on July 23, 2012 in announcements Genesis for Normal People No Comments

Sometime in the next few weeks, Genesis for Normal People: A Guide to the Most Controversial, Misunderstood, and Abused Book of the Bible will be released in print form and available through Amazon. Many of our readers (who apparently live in the Stone Age with no internet connection) were asking for a print version, and Patheos has come through

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“Can God Speak through Myth?”: Rachel Held Evans Continues Her Review of I&I.

Posted by PeteEnns on July 11, 2012 in Evangelicalism Genesis for Normal People Inspiration and Incarnation No Comments

Rachel recently posted the second part of her five-part review of my 2005 book Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. The first part can be found here. What I appreciate about Rachel’s review is that she gets it–she understands what I am saying and why I am saying it. She

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