Category Archives: Biblical interpretation

Review of Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns (a final reflection)

Last week I wrote a 3-part review of Pete Enns’ Evolution of Adam.  Many others have been chiming in as well, with reviews all across the spectrum as you might expect, given the nature of the book. Some have labeled … Continue reading

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Review of The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns (post 3)

This is the final post of my 3 part review of Peter Enns’ newest book, The Evolution of Adam. I hope that you all are also enjoying other reviews from the tour, which has supported my point that the book’s … Continue reading

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Review of The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns (post 2)

I have enjoyed being a part of the Brazog blog tour and reading other bloggers’ reviews of The Evolution of Adam, in particular James McGrath’s posts. It’s very rare that I am reading a book that many others are also reading and blogging … Continue reading

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Review of The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns (post 1)

“Attempts to reconcile Genesis and evolution are understandable, but they invariably lead to making some adjustments in the biblical story, and these adjustments always move us away from a strictly literal/historical reading of Genesis toward something else – call it … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Adam blog tour

Friend Pete Enns’ book, The Evolution of Adam, is now out and being promoted with a blog tour. I’m honored to be a part of it, especially when I look at the other bloggers involved.  All next week Brazos will … Continue reading

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The beginning of the Gospel (RJS)

This post is phenomenal. Read it and enjoy responsibly. I would love to discuss it more intimately over here, but make sure to give RJS some props over at the Jesus Creed as well.

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What happened when I tried to love God with my mind (Rachel Held Evans)

Rachel Held Evans, with an EXCELLENT post… Last week Al Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, wrote an excellent blog post about intellectual discipleship and the importance of loving God with our minds. I actually agreed with quite … Continue reading

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Sin or the idea of sin?

As always, let me preface this blog post by saying that it’s me thinking aloud.  I haven’t come to any conclusions in this matter, but some of my recent reading has got to me thinking about “sin”, or perhaps better … Continue reading

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Evolution and the Gospel: Incompatible or Impossible?

Yesterday, one of my blog posts from the past two weeks was used as a guest post on Scot McKnight’s site, the Jesus Creed.  It was generally well received by those that focused on the main point/thought question of the … Continue reading

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My fun day at the Jesus Creed… :-)

My friend Scot McKnight over at the Jesus Creed was interested in posting my previous blog post about personal belief and public persona. I decided I was game but figured that the response would likely not be the most flattering. … Continue reading

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