Category Archives: Adam

What Color are Your Glasses?

In his thought-provoking book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution Denis Lamoureux begins the discussion with an analogy. The world of ideas is similar to the world of color. We appreciate that many topics are not simple black-and-white issues … Continue reading

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Return to Adam

One of the most contentious questions in the conversation between contemporary science and faith is the question of Adam – more specifically human origins and the origin of sin. The next set of essays and responses in Old Earth or … Continue reading

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A Literary Adam

The final chapter of the new book Adam and the Genome by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight looks carefully at the the way at Paul uses Adam in Romans 5 and 1 Corinthians 15. As this is really the core … Continue reading

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Paul’s Adam

The final chapter of the new book Adam and the Genome by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight looks carefully at the the way at Paul uses Adam in Romans 5 and 1 Corinthians 15. As this is really the core … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord

Tremper Longman III has a new book out, The Fear of the Lord is Wisdom. The role of wisdom in Israelite and Jewish thought is a fascinating topic. This theme may change the way we view some passages of the … Continue reading

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Does it Matter?

Does the first century Jewish context matter when we read and interpret the New Testament? This is an important question, and far more subtle than it may originally appear. Most conservative Christians will agree that our understanding of the parables … Continue reading

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Adam, Eve, and the Fall

The final four theses in chapter six of Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science focus on the role of Adam and Eve in human history. First – humans are fallen. It is important that we do not … Continue reading

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