187 episodes

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

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.7 • 2.4K Ratings

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

    Episode 182: Pete & Jared - The Evolution of Adam

    Episode 182: Pete & Jared - The Evolution of Adam

    Can Christianity and evolution coexist? In this episode of The Bible for Normal People, Pete and Jared discuss a path forward for Christians who accept evolution and want to take the Bible seriously.
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    • 51 min
    Episode 181: Kate Bowler - The Prosperity Gospel & a Theology of Suffering

    Episode 181: Kate Bowler - The Prosperity Gospel & a Theology of Suffering

    In this week’s episode, Kate Bowler joins Pete and Jared to discuss how suffering can cause us to adjust what we think God is like and how harmful the prosperity gospel can be.
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    • 41 min
    Episode 180: Brian K. Blount - Revelation for Today

    Episode 180: Brian K. Blount - Revelation for Today

    The book of Revelation is just plain weird. For this episode, Pete and Jared sit down with Brian K. Blount to discuss how to read and understand the book of Revelation.
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    • 45 min
    Episode 179: Paul Deal - Integrating Faith and Psychology

    Episode 179: Paul Deal - Integrating Faith and Psychology

    On this episode, Pete and Jared sit down with Paul Deal to discuss the intersection of mental health, psychology, and faith.
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    • 57 min
    Episode 178: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Isaiah

    Episode 178: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Isaiah

    In this episode of the Bible for Normal People, Pete Enns continues his habit of ruining things for everyone. Today’s topic is the book of Isaiah, and Pete shares five fun facts that biblical scholars like to talk about that will ruin your life—probably not. We’ll see.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 177: Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. - Social Justice & the Radical Gospel

    Episode 177: Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. - Social Justice & the Radical Gospel

    For this episode, Pete and Jared are joined by Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., who walks us through pervasive biblical evidence for social justice.
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

adiplaci ,

Always insightful and, dare I say it, entertaining.

This is a wonderful podcast that presents diverse guests and topics. I always learn something new to add to my Bible knowledge. I admire the wit and wisdom of Pete and Jared.

Soliloquy72 ,

Always interesting

I enjoy each new episode. I always have something very new to think about. Thanks!

Theo-Dor ,

Great place to get a different perspective on the Bible!

Growing up in an ultra conservative fundamentalist family and community, we were taught the inerrancy of scriptures. This podcast is a great tool to get you thinking of the Bible in a different light. A more loving Jesus centered light.

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