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Adam, where are you?--and why this matters : a theological evaluation of the evolutionist hermeneutic by W J Ouweneel
Publication Date: 2018
"Since the nineteenth century, many Christian theologians have been converted to the theory of evolution--a theory whose scientific tenability they are not qualified to assess, but which they are unlikely to give up. The majority of recent books by Christian academics on this subject have all but surrendered the entire field of origins to an evolutionary "molecule-to-man" view of reality. The central thesis of this book is that those who accept the theory of general evolution cannot at the same time be orthodox Christians because the matter of origins does not belong at the periphery but at the heart of the Christian message."-- From publisher's website.
Adam and the Genome : reading scripture after genetic science
Publication Date: 2017-01-31
Some of the questions explored in this book include: - Is there credible evidence for evolution? - Do we descend from a population or are we the offspring of Adam and Eve? - Does taking the Bible seriously mean rejecting recent genomic science? - How do Genesis's creation stories reflect their ancient Near Eastern context, and how did Judaism understand the Adam and Eve of Genesis? - Doesn't Paul's use of Adam in the New Testament prove that Adam was a historical individual? The authors address up-to-date genomics data with expert commentary from both genetic and theological perspectives, showing that genome research and Scripture are not irreconcilable.
The Evolution of Adam : what the Bible does and doesn't say about human origins by Peter Enns
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Focusing on key biblical passages, Enns demonstrates that the author of Genesis and the apostle Paul wrote to ask and answer ancient questions for ancient people; the fact that they both speak of Adam does not determine whether Christians can accept evolution. This thought-provoking book helps readers reconcile the teachings of the Bible with the widely held evolutionary view of beginnings and will appeal to anyone interested in the Christianity-evolution debate.
Four Views on the Historical Adam
Publication Date: 2013-12-10
Each contributor answers the following questions: What is the biblical case for your viewpoint, and how do you reconcile it both with modern science and with passages and potential interpretations that seem to counter it? In what ways is your view more theologically consistent and coherent than other views? What are the implications of your view for the spiritual life and public witness of the church and individual believers, and how is your view a healthier alternative for both?
Divine Action and Natural Selection: science, faith, and evolution
Publication Date: 2008-10-24
The debate between divine action, or faith, and natural selection, or science, is garnering tremendous interest. This book ventures well beyond the usual, contrasting American Protestant and atheistic points of view, and also includes the perspectives of Jews, Muslims, and Roman Catholics. It contains arguments from the various proponents of intelligent design, creationism, and Darwinism, and also covers the sensitive issue of how to incorporate evolution into the secondary school biology curriculum.
Creation Evolution and Meaning by Robin Attfield
Publication Date: 2006-12-28
This book presents the case for belief in both creation and evolution at the same time as rejecting creationism. Issues of meaning supply the context of inquiry; the book defends the meaningfulness of language about God, and also relates belief in both creation and evolution to the meaning of life. Meaning, it claims, can be found in consciously adopting the role of steward of the planetary biosphere, and thus of the fruits of creation.Distinctive features include a sustained case for a realist understanding of language about God; a contemporary defence of some of the arguments for belief in God and in creation; a sifting of different versions of Darwinism and their implications for religious belief; a new presentation of the argument, from the world's value to the purposiveness of evolution; and discussions of religious and secular bases for belief in stewardship.
Evolution and the Fall by William T. Cavanaugh (Editor); James K. A. Smith (Editor); Michael Gulker (Foreword by)
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2017-02-19
What does it mean for the Christian doctrine of the Fall if there was no historical Adam? If humanity emerged from nonhuman primates--as genetic, biological, and archaeological evidence seems to suggest--then what are the implications for a Christian understanding of human origins, including the origin of sin? Evolution and the Fall gathers a multidisciplinary, ecumenical team of scholars to address these difficult questions and others like them from the perspectives of biology, theology, history, Scripture, philosophy, and politics.
Searching for Articles in Journals using the ATLA Religion Index (on EBSCOhost)
Relevant Subject Headings for a Topical Search in the ATLA Religion Index:
- Adam, (Biblical figure)
- Science and religion
- Bible and science
- Creation -- History of doctrines
- Bible. Old Testament -- History and dating
- Bible. Old Testament -- History of biblical events
Related scripture passages:
- Genesis 1-3
- Romans 5:12-19
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