Dr. Peter Enns on Adam and Evolution

In various posts on this blog, I have indicated that I no longer hold to creationism. In fact, I have not done so since 1993. I plan to discuss the issue more completely on the blog, but now I would like to draw attention to another blog.

A few months ago, someone recommended a book by Dr. Peter Enns who teaches biblical studies at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. The title is The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins. It is a very good book and I recommend it highly.

The Evolution of Adam

The Evolution of Adam is divided into two parts. Part one is about the Genesis story of Adam, and part two is about Paul’s references to Adam in the New Testament. Yesterday, Dr. Enns reported on his blog site,

This past Saturday, I gave a paper at the northeast regional meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, which met on the campus of Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY. I was asked to talk about my book The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins…Below, for those interested, are the bullet points of the paper.

He follows by listing his bullet points for the presentation, but they are valuable, content-filled points rather than brief titles. I suggest this blog for anyone interested in the subject. The blog post is:


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2 Responses to Dr. Peter Enns on Adam and Evolution

  1. Thanks for this recommendation. I’m always interested by Christian discussions about Biblical interpretation.


  2. Jesus Without Baggage says:

    I hope you find it useful Jonny!


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