Peter Enns

Our speaker for this year, Dr. Peter Enns, will share a message of “Arising to Doubt and Discovering Trust.” Peter teaches Biblical Studies at Eastern University, loves the Bible, and enjoys telling stories about everyday normal people and their struggles with the ancient, weird, and sometimes bizarre stories found there.


Peter Enns (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Abram S. Clemens professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University (St. Davids, PA). He has taught undergraduate, seminary, and doctoral courses at numerous other schools, including Princeton Theological Seminary, Harvard Divinity School, and Temple University.  Enns speaks and writes regularly to diverse audiences about the intersection of the ancient setting of Bible and contemporary Christian faith. He is also the host of the popular podcast The Bible for Normal People, blogs at, and has written, edited, and contributed to over 20 books, including The Sin of Certainty, The Bible Tells Me So, and most recently How the Bible Actually Works.Enns resides in suburban Philadelphia with his wife Susan.