December 15, 2017

Adam and the Genome 11: Chapter 7- The Variety of Adams and Eves in the Jewish World and Chapter 8- Adam, the Genome, and the Apostle Paul

Adam and the Genome 11: Chapter 7- The Variety of Adams and Eves in the Jewish World and Chapter 8- Adam, the Genome, and the Apostle Paul We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight . Today, Chapters 7 and 8. […]

Adam and the Genome 10: Chapter 6- Adam and Eve of Genesis in Their Context: Twelve Theses

Adam and the Genome 10: Chapter 6- Adam and Eve of Genesis in Their Context: Twelve Theses We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 6. One of the elements of reading Genesis 1-11 in its ancient near East […]

A Scientist Talks about Human Destiny Beyond Death

A Scientist Talks about Human Destiny Beyond Death John Polkinghorne, respected scientist and ordained Anglican priest, is a man, his bio says, “who is not afraid to ask difficult questions about God’s action in His creation. How can God act in a world governed by scientific law?” In this brief interview, appropriate for Eastertide, Polkinghorne […]

Adam and the Genome 9: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and the Genome: Four Principles for Reading the Bible after the Human Genome Project.

Adam and the Genome 9: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and the Genome: Four Principles for Reading the Bible after the Human Genome Project We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 5. The book now moves to the four […]

Adam and the Genome 8: Chapter 4- What About Intelligent Design?

Adam and the Genome 8: Chapter 4- What About Intelligent Design? We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight . Today, Chapter 4. In the late 1990s, Dennis was a PhD student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, studying genetics […]

Adam and the Genome 7: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 3)

Adam and the Genome 7: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 3) We continue our review of the book,, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 3- Part 3 As Christians become increasingly familiar with the argument for common descent and begin to understand it, they, not unreasonably, begin to wonder where Adam fits […]

Adam and the Genome 6: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 2)

strong>Adam and the Genome 6: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 2) We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 3- Part 2 In Part 1 of Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand?, Dennis summarized two methods of estimating the […]

Adam and the Genome 5: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 1)

Adam and the Genome 5: Chapter 3- Adam’s Last Stand? (Part 1) We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 3- Part 1 And now we get to main event.  What does genetics say about the human race descending […]

Adam and the Genome 4: Chapter 2- Genomes as Language, Genomes as Books (Part 2)

Adam and the Genome 4: Chapter 2- Genomes as Language, Genomes as Books (Part 2) We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. Today, Chapter 2- Part 2 Chapter 2 begins with a brilliant analogy of how evolution works by comparing […]

Adam and the Genome 3: Chapter 2- Genomes as Language, Genomes as Books (Part 1)

Adam and the Genome 3: Chapter 2- Genomes as Language, Genomes as Books (Part 1) We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight . Today, Chapter 2- Part 1. Most people do not understand how evolution purports to work.  They think […]