In this three part series, Denis O. Lamoureux explores the historicity of the creation account and of Adam. Lamoureux first unpacks ancient near east scientific views, and then argues that the theological meanings of Genesis 1-2 and Romans 5 have deep spiritual significances beyond the question of whether the events in those texts transpired as described.
  • Was Adam a Real Person? Part 1

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    Was Adam a Real Person? Part 1 | Denis Lamoureux

    De novo creation is the ancient conceptualization of origins found in the Bible. This term is made up of the Latin words de meaning “from” and novus “new.” Read More >

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  • Was Adam a Real Person? Part 2

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    Was Adam a Real Person? Part 2 | Denis Lamoureux

    Typical of ancient accounts of origins, the Lord God created these de novo; that is, they were made quickly and completely formed. But Genesis 2 focuses mainly on the origin of h... Read More >

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  • Was Adam a Real Person? Part 3

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    Was Adam a Real Person? Part 3 | Denis Lamoureux

    It is understandable why most Christians believe that Adam was a real historical person. This is exactly what Scripture states in both the Old and New Testaments. Read More >

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