In the Old Testament itself, the story of Adam is told not simply to tell us “what happened.” It tells us who Israel is called to be before God. Read More >
Daniel Kirk is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Fuller Seminary in Northern California. He is the author ofUnlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God and blogs regularly at Storied Theology. He has published articles in numerous venues including Journal of Biblical Literature, Zeitschrift for Neues Testament, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, and Christianity Today.
Why can we make this distinction between the historicity of Adam and the theological validity of Jesus as the representative human? Read More >
In Romans and 1 Corinthians, in particular, Paul presents Jesus as a “Second Adam.” Does this not, then, imply both that Paul himself thought that Adam was a historical fi... Read More >