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In Quest of the Historical Adam (book)

William Lane Craig’s non-historical Adam — and marriage and divorce

Jason Lisle at the Biblical Science Institute offers an eight part series on the topic; this is from the wrap-up, where he addresses Craig's suggestion that Jesus did not take Genesis literally re Adam and Eve. Read More ›

Owen Strachan offers some thoughts on Craig’s book on the historical Adam

Strachan: Every time the “figure of Adam” is “deployed” by NT authors, they are referring to the historical Adam. If you use this admittedly simple reading key, you will save yourself a great deal of confusion and the real possibility of one day investing in one of those “Faith Deconstruction Seminars” that former evangelical personalities now offer for the low, low price of $299. Read More ›

Why did the evangelical Christian world go nuts for Christian Darwinism a decade ago?

Contra Trendy Christians: It makes sense that all humans would descend from a single couple. If you had to account for something like, say, human consciousness, isn’t it easier to address that if we all belong to the same family of origin? Would you prefer to explain the development of human consciousness assuming that we come from multiple different ones? Darn good thing if someone can prove its true genetically. Read More ›

William Lane Craig on Adam and Eve as less intelligent than us

Whatever else Craig’s view is, as Luskin notes, it is a far cry from the Scriptural traditional assumption that the unfallen Adam and Eve were our betters and that we have all deteriorated as a result of sin. Adopting Craig’s view is bound to have worldview consequences. Read More ›

Evangelical scientists getting it wrong…

Casey Luskin: Craig continues to rely upon BioLogos arguments that pseudogenes are “broken” and non-functional junk DNA that we share with apes, thereby demonstrating our common ancestry. Those arguments are increasingly contradicted by evidence presented in highly authoritative scientific papers which find that pseudogenes are commonly functional, and they ought not be assumed to be genetic “junk.” Read More ›

Scripture scholar John Oswalt weighs in critically on William Lane Craig’s Historical Adam

We are closing in on an important fact here: Craig’s Historical Adam is the true ancestor of the Historical Jesus. Now it all begins to make sense. Read More ›