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A weekly podcast talk show having serious talks about the sacred book. Hosted by Peter Enns and Jared Byas.

The Bible For Normal People Peter Enns and Jared Byas

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A weekly podcast talk show having serious talks about the sacred book. Hosted by Peter Enns and Jared Byas.

    Episode 114: Pete and Jared - How to Read the Bible in 2020

    Episode 114: Pete and Jared - How to Read the Bible in 2020

    It’s hard to know where the Bible fits into our political views, our ethical stances, and how we live out life. Pete and Jared point out how many of us might be using the Bible in disrespectful and irresponsible ways as well as parsing out why we even need to bother with the Bible at all in 2020.
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    Episode 113: James Martin - The Gift of Imagination in Reading Scripture

    Episode 113: James Martin - The Gift of Imagination in Reading Scripture

    Christianity is diverse and so are all the ways Christians have read the Bible through the centuries. James Martin helps us understand a Jesuit practice of reading Scripture that engages both the head and heart. Also, he’s met with the Pope. So of course he has good things to say.
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    Season 4 Teaser

    Season 4 Teaser

    Here's what's coming up in Season 4 of The Bible For Normal People podcast

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    Episode 112: Pete and Jared - How “How the Bible Actually Works” Works

    Episode 112: Pete and Jared - How “How the Bible Actually Works” Works

    Here in our last episode for Season 3, Pete & Jared take a deeper dive into Pete’s latest book and how we can further answer these questions, “What is the Bible and what do we do with it?” 
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    Episode 111: Tom Oord - Uncontrolling Love of God

    Episode 111: Tom Oord - Uncontrolling Love of God

    This week, Pete & Jared sit down with Tom Oord and discuss the things God can and cannot do and how that affects our view of the world, the Bible, and salvation. 
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    Episode 110: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 6)

    Episode 110: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 6)

    In this final episode of the Dundee Award Winning series, Pete looks at the significance and symbolism of the tabernacle, which takes up a whopping 13 chapters, and the Golden Calf episode, which threatens to derail the entire plan—were it not for Moses’s quick intervention.
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