As an anthology of essays #The Writing Is Uneven By #writing is neven By time I got to the end I wasn t sure what the goal of the book was On the way there my "thinking was challenged and I was brought p to date on some of the findings of the scientific community "was challenged and I was brought p to date on some of the findings of the scientific community the origin of humanity A thoroughly interesting book for those wanting talking points on the conversation between evolution the fall and Christianity At times I forgot the driving factor behind the book was the conversation between evolution and Christianity and thought it to be a collection of essays about the human condition Certainly worth reading if you are interested in better nderstanding our condition on earth after the fa. What does it mean for the Christian doctrine of the Fall if there was no historical Adam If humanity emerged from nonhuman primates as genetic biological and archaeological evidence seems to suggest then what are the implications for a .
Ll Would recommend to those interested in the intersections of Science And Religion If Not Perhaps Stay Away The Chapter and religion if not perhaps stay away The chapter Middleton which reads the story of the fall attentive to evolution is excellent and precisely what we need of strong exegesis and orthodox theology with an appreciation of what scientific knowledge may add to the story I highly recommend that chapter but for those who have already read widely on the topic the rest of the book comes across as a fairly shallow review from various disciplinary angles A whole book like Middleton s chapter would have been much seful I wanted so #much to love this book I have a lot of respect for the #to love this book I have a lot of "RESPECT FOR THE FORUM ASSEMBLING A "for the Forum assembling a Hristian La muralla verde understanding of human origins including the origin of sin Evolution and the Fall gathers a multidisciplinary ecumenical team of scholars to address these difficultestions and others like them from the perspectives of biology. ,
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Up philosophers to write on the doctrine of the fall in light of evolution science From the outset the authors establish their tw This is a weird book The essays on their own vary in ality I especially like those from Smith Middleton and Harrison but the real #issue is the lack of focus I estions that explore the tension between evolutionary theory and the #is the lack of focus I think estions explore the tension between evolutionary theory and the of the fall are fascinating but not much of this book actually deals with this topic specifically It s a collection of essays relating to the intersection of science and faith
which would have been find once I readjusted my expectations had of those essays been stronger Overall worth the read butweir. Theology history Scripture philosophy and politicsCONTRIBUTORS William T Cavanaugh Celia Deane Drummond Darrel R Falk Joel B Green Michael Gulker Peter Harrison J Richard Middleton Aaron Riches James K A Smith Brent Waters Norman Wirzba.generally which would have been find once I readjusted my expectations had