Re: Dating Adam

Glenn Morton (
Fri, 03 May 1996 22:23:52

Hi Dick

Thanks for the lesson on "Son of man".
you wrote:

>The short answer is that the source of biological man is in the
>domain of science, while covenant man is in the hands of theologians.
>Biologists and anthropologists can look in Africa and can go back in
>time over 4 million years if they like. It has no impact on biblical
>authority or integrity because Adam of Genesis entered a populated
>world. And this was known by the OT authors.

By isolating Adam the theological creature from Adam the biological
creature, IMO we make the Scripture irrelevant to reality. If I have no
evidence for this separate event, how can I know it happened?

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