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The Bible Tells Me So Uses and Abuses of Holy Scripture by Jim Hill

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Written in English

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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7440106M
ISBN 100385476957
ISBN 109780385476959

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The Bible Tells Me So is an excellent book that I would recommend to most people who identify as Christian or are seeking to know more about Christianity. At the same time I feel compelled to warn you, to quote Rachel Held Evans in her review, "it is not for the faint of heart."/5(). "The Bible Tells Me So" was recommended to me as a thought-provoking, thinking person's guide toward understanding Scripture better. Unfortunately, I found that Enns' book was rife with spiritually-garbled conclusions and some blatant misinformation/5. Peter Enns has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Enns’s most popular book is The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Una. The shock of Enns’s The Bible Tells Me So, then, is either the simplicity and clarity of its answer to that question or else the humor and confessional belief with which the answer is offered. This is a book that every Christian will be the better and richer for having read.” — Phyllis Tickle, author of The Great Emergence.

The Bible Tells Me So book. likes. The Bible Tells Me So: Reading the Bible as Scripture is co-edited by Thomas Jay Oord and Richard Thompson. Followers: The Bible Tells Me So chronicles Enns's spiritual odyssey, how he came to see beyond restrictive doctrine and learned to embrace God's Word as it is actually written. As he explores questions progressive evangelical readers of Scripture commonly face yet fear voicing, Enns reveals that they are the very questions that God wants us to consider. Whole Channel This Video.   Pete Enns has just released his latest book, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending the Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It (HarperOne, ). It’s quite a bold piece of work, with a lot of serious claims about the role and purpose of the Bible. Endorsers of the book include Rob Bell, Rachel Held Evans, and Brian Mclaren.

  If we come to the Bible and read it this way, in true humility, rather than defending our version of it, we will find God as he wants to be found. The Bible tells us so” (). Peter Enns, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It (San Francisco: HarperOne, September ), pp. For the Bible Tells Me So is a American documentary film directed by Daniel G. Karslake about homosexuality and its perceived conflict with Christianity, as well as various interpretations of what the Bible says about same-sex sexuality.. It includes lengthy interview segments with several sets of religious parents (including former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt and Box office: $,   An example can be found in his “Author’s Note” on his preference of translation. He states, “The Bible translation I use throughout the book is the New Revised Standard Version. Just because. I like it.” Hereafter The Bible Tells Me So will be abbreviated TBTMS. [5] Kindle edition, loc. – [6] Ibid., loc. , [7] Ibid.   In Chapter Four, The Bible Tells Me So pushes back against the notion of “scriptural” child-rearing, the Bible as an owner’s manual for life, or even the Bible as a tool you can use to make God do what you want. Job’s friends. They were fine people, I’m sure, and they were technically right if you’re going by the book. But God says they are wrong.