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Thus, Enns does not attempt to argue from a neutral perspective, but from within a Christian worldview.
It is from these two parts where Enns believes he can establish an understanding about the Genesis story, Adam, and where evolution could fit into the story.
Also, Enns' summaries of his nine theses at the end of his book are great for a quick review of his main points.
Peter Enns book is yet another attempt to get at the "true meaning" of Scripture, while focusing on the question of Adam's legitimate role in the history of salvation for... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Dr. Dennis Bonnette
Excellent book. Entirely changed the way that I have looked at the origins debate. I have been a lifelong literal creationist for most of my Christian life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Animal
I know this book was meant to help bridge the gap between evolution and Genesis, but since I don't have a problem accepting evolution while also holding a belief in God, I was... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kostelka
Great book for those that seek a harmony between the Genesis account and modern science. In particular Enns explains how New Testament writers understood and interpreted Old... Read morePublished 4 months ago by T. Litchfield
This is a high-level, academic treatment of the subject of reconciling the biblical Adam and his importance to Christian theology with modern scientific knowledge about the world... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lost in Vegas
I expected this book to be more insightful and persuasive but found myself constantly left wanting. I'm just not sure why Enns wrote this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kent DelHousaye
Even though I disagree with the author's premise that Evolutionary theory and Biblical theology are compatible, I thoroughly enjoyed his section of Paul's Adam, the ideas of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Narrowminded1
This book was extremely helpful. It is a hot-topic that Enns handles well as a biblical scholar who knows his limitations when it comes to engaging the sciences. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Brian C. Leport
This was a fantastic book. It brings some great points to the faith and evolution discussion. Not only does Dr. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Brian Murphy