The Lost World of Adam and Eve

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Wheaton Professor John Walton’s The Lost World of Adam and Eve considers how reading Genesis 2 and 3 with consideration to the culture in which it was written can inform our understanding not only of the scriptural text itself but also how we interact with scientific knowledge about the origins of humans. The 2016 Christianity Today Book Awards chose Walton’s contribution for their Biblical Studies Award of Merit. This short review from InterVarsity’s Emerging Scholars Network might help you decide if you want to dig in deeper — or this podcast interview with Walton himself can fill in some of the details in a different format.

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