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.
In his 2019 book, Joshua Swamidass offers a potential path to bring together both the findings of evolutionary science which point to humans arising as a population and a literal understanding of Adam and Eve as a biological couple specially created by God.
If you’ve ever shopped for homeschool curricula, you know what a challenge it is to find the right fit for your family – and science is a subject that can be especially challenging. The good news is that BioLogos has some resources to help you in your choice.
Evolution is the primary example of the conflict thesis between religion and science. But The Clergy Letter Project has over 15,500 (as of August 2021) signatures of clergy on a statement that suggests “evolutionary theory [is] a core component of human knowledge, fully harmonious with religious faith.”
To determine if science is in conflict with the creation narrative in Genesis, we have to first understand the creation narrative. This 7-minute video on Genesis 1 from the Bible Project is a good place to start.