Adam and the Genome Paperback
Reading Scripture After Genetic Science
by Scot McKnight;
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A look at Genesis through the lens of modern developments in Genetics, Adam and the Genome asks 'did we really come from Adam and Eve?'
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Adam and the Genome
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Leading evangelical geneticist Dennis Venema and popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight combine their expertise to offer informed guidance and answers to questions pertaining to evolution, genomic science, and the historical Adam. Some of the questions they explore 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. Foreword by Tremper Longman III and afterword by Daniel Harrell.
Adam and the Genome by Scot McKnight was published by Baker Publishing Group in February 2017 and is our 28515th best seller. The ISBN for Adam and the Genome is 9781587433948.
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Foreword by Tremper Longman III
1. Evolution as a Scientific Theory
2. Genomes as Language, Genomes as Books
3. Adam's Last Stand?
4. What about Intelligent Design?
5. Adam, Eve, and the Genome: Four Principles for Reading the Bible after the Human Genome Project
6. Adam and Eve of Genesis in Their Context: Twelve Theses
7. The Variety of Adams and Eves in the Jewish World
8. Adam, the Genome, and the Apostle Paul
Afterword by Daniel Harrell
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|Author / Artist||Scot McKnight|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||Baker Publishing Group (February 2017)|
|Number of Pages||224|
|Page last updated||2nd October 2017|