Math and Genesis 5′s Genealogies

| March 12, 2014

In view of the recent post on the antediluvian genealogies, I thought some readers might be interested in mathematical attempts to decipher them. Here is a summary of the numbers in the genealogies in Genesis 5, excerpted from the Word Biblical Commentary (vol 1) by Gordon Wenham. The excerpt references a couple of studies. One […]

Denis Lamoureux on Biblical Genealogies

| February 24, 2014

Over at the Patheos blog, Pete Enns has been posting about this short video series by Denis Lamoureux. You’ll recall that Dr. Lamoureux was one of the contributors to the 4 Views on the historical Adam book. His position was “no historical Adam.” He’s an evolutionary creationist. I think many of you will find this […]

Camels in the Bible on Hump Day

| February 12, 2014

It’s Wednesday and, wouldn’t you know it, someone sent me a link to the following article: “Will Camel Discovery Break the Bible’s Back?” In case you’re not up on the problem of camels for the Bible (shame on you), here’s an excerpt: “. . . a scientific report [has] establish[ed] that camels, the basic mode […]

Comments on the Four Views of the Historical Adam Reviews

| January 18, 2014

As promised, I want to post a few thoughts on Nijay Gupta’s posted reviews of the four views book on the Historical Adam. These comments presume you have read the reviews (here and here). On Lamoureaux’s view (“Evolutionary creation and no historical Adam”): 1. I think Nijay is correct about the fact that biblical scholars […]

Nijay Gupta’s Review on View #4 of the Historical Adam Book

| January 17, 2014

Here is the fourth review posted by Nijay Gupta. It’s on Bill Barrick’s position (historical Adam and young-earth creationism). I’ll likely post something tomorrow about my impressions on the views and reviews. Technorati Tags: Adam, Barrick, creationism, review