The Clear Cut, the Cutthroat, and the Cascade Effect
Matthew Dickerson

Just off the deck of the small cabin where I am writing, a cutthroat trout lives in a shallow pool beneath the shade of an overcut bank and ...

The Nigerian Jihad06.18.15
Philip Jenkins

Over the past year, we have heard many wrenching stories about ancient Middle Eastern Christian communities confronting violent assaults ...

Man in Crisis06.18.15
Alan Jacobs

I must begin this review of Mark Greif's The Age of the Crisis of Man by declaring an interest. I am currently at work on a book tentatively ...

Re-Writing My Life06.18.15
Holly Ordway

I'm a New Englander, with all of a New Englander's deep-seated reserve. I'm also painfully shy; the two things don't always ...

Purity and Danger06.18.15
Joel Robbins

On one level, the premise of Timothy Larsen's new book is straightforward. If you are like most people who know anything at all about ...

Adam’s Ancestors07.14.15
The Historical Adam: John Wilson

For those who want to read more about the historical Adam, I have a book to recommend: Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics ...

Reading Carefully, with Charity07.13.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: John H. Walton

In response to the essays of my colleagues, I have chosen to identify the statement(s) that I most resonate with and those about which I ...

No Adam, No Original Sin, No Christ07.09.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: William VanDoodewaard

In his recent interview with John Wilson here at Books & Culture, Karl Giberson aptly notes that "many evangelicals … recognize ...

The Tragic Artistry of God07.08.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: John Schneider

In the current controversy among evangelicals over the story of Adam and Eve, several issues have become tangled, and we need to untangle ...

Musings on Our Speculations07.06.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Harry "Hal" Lee Poe

I'll begin by responding to Karl Giberson, who criticizes reliance upon the "received wisdom from the past" and mentions "sacred ...

Demythologizing Adam: Case Unproven07.02.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Hans Madueme

The opening reflections in this roundtable exchange are another reminder that my views on Adam and the fall strike most scholars as obscurantist, ...

Comments on Roundtable07.01.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Denis O. Lamoureaux

I thoroughly agree with Karl Giberson's main conclusion in his paper: "There is no original sin and there was no original sinner." ...

On Heroic Efforts to Save the Historical Adam06.30.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Karl Giberson

I want to thank everyone in this discussion for taking the time to engage the question of the historical Adam. I’d like to respond ...

Ignoring the Problem Won't Make It Go Away06.28.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Peter Enns

I am happy to see this discussion taking place, and the posts thus far have certainly shared diverse perspectives, each of which could be ...

View of Adam and Eve06.24.15
The Historical Adam: John H. Walton

Editor's Note: The following piece by John Walton concludes the first round of our symposium on the historical Adam. (Links to the preceding ...

The First Man and Woman06.23.15
The Historical Adam: William VanDoodewaard

This week as Biologos members meet just a mile from my study to advance the cause of theistic evolution, I happily type to the contrary. ...

The Self-Defeating Evangelical Fight for Falsehood06.22.15
The Historical Adam: John Schneider

Did Adam and Eve really exist? Did God really make the first man out of dust and then create the first woman from his rib? Did the first ...

A Case Study in Confusion06.19.15
The Historical Adam: Harry "Hal" Lee Poe

The DNA studies which have examined the most recent common ancestors for the human race along the Y-chromosome male line and the mitochondrial ...

Death of God by Poison06.19.15
The Historical Adam: Hans Madueme

"Adam, where art thou?" The Lord's rhetorical question in Eden is now the intense cry of incredulous Christians in a post-Darwinian ...

Adam, Where Art Thou?06.18.15
The Historical Adam: Denis O. Lamoureux

In the final chapter of my book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution (2008), I opened with a rather shocking claim as ...

Adam or No Adam, We're Still Original Sinners06.17.15
The Historical Adam: Karl Giberson

Editor's Note: Books & Culture is hosting a symposium on the historical Adam, which Karl Giberson and I organized. Karl's student ...

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