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By Scot McKnight,Dennis R. Venema,Tremper Longman III,Daniel Harrell

Genomic technological know-how shows that people descend no longer from somebody pair yet from a wide inhabitants. What does this suggest for the fundamental declare of many Christians: that people descend from Adam and Eve?
Leading evangelical geneticist Dennis Venema and well known New testomony student Scot McKnight mix their services to supply expert assistance and solutions to questions touching on evolution, genomic technological know-how, and the historic Adam. the various questions they discover include:

- Is there credible facts for evolution?
- can we descend from a inhabitants or are we the offspring of Adam and Eve?
- Does taking the Bible heavily suggest rejecting contemporary genomic science?
- How do Genesis's production tales mirror their historic close to japanese context, and the way did Judaism comprehend the Adam and Eve of Genesis?
- does not Paul's use of Adam within the New testomony turn out that Adam was once a ancient individual?

The authors deal with updated genomics info with specialist remark from either genetic and theological views, exhibiting that genome learn and Scripture aren't irreconcilable. Foreword via Tremper Longman III and afterword by means of Daniel Harrell.

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