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 […]

Links to Some Good Reviews of “Four Views on the Historical Adam”

| January 11, 2014

I’ve blogged before about the new Zondervan book, Four Views on the Historical Adam (ed. Matthew Barrett and Ardel Caneday). New Testament scholar Nijay Gupta has posted reviews of the first three of these views. They’re fair and thoughtful. The four views are as follows, with links to Nijay’s reviews included: (1) Lamoureux: Evolutionary Creation […]

Inerrancy, Adam and ETS

| December 7, 2013

It’s been two weeks since I attended the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (held this year in Baltimore). The theme this year was inerrancy. I know it’s a tired subject for many, but it’s still quite current within ETS, due in no small part to recent books that force the question. I speak […]

History, Archaeology, and Faith

| February 15, 2013

The Bible Places Blog (BPB) draws our attention to a new book edited by James K. Hoffmeier and Dennis R. Magary entitled, Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture. It looks like a quality resource. It’s focus is on how biblical historicity matters for inspiration and […]