You’re normal, but the Bible is ancient, weird, unfamiliar, from another world and another time. Some of it is bizarre, unbelievable, and even morally suspect. The Bible that tells us about God is a messy book that just won’t behave itself. How can we read it with both eyes open to its problems and challenges and to its promises and possibilities? Come hear the brilliant and witty Dr. Pete Enns discuss how we might engage the Bible as a normal person. Cost: $10 For more information and to register, please visit: thebiblefornormalpeople.eventbrite.com
Peter Enns (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Abram S. Clemens professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University (St. Davids, PA). Enns speaks and writes regularly to diverse audiences about the intersection of the ancient setting of Bible and contemporary Christian faith. He is a frequent contributor to journals and encyclopedias, and has written, edited, and contributed to nearly 20 books, including The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It.