Date(s) - October 18, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ancient texts; modern science: two leading scholars share their views on Adam, Eve, and evolution.
John Walton, professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College
Dennis Venema, professor of Biology, Trinity Western University
John Walton is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and an editor and writer of Old Testament comparative studies and commentaries. Throughout his research, Walton has focused his attention on comparing the culture and literature of the Bible and the ancient Near East. He has published dozens of books, articles and translations, including his recent book The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate (IVP Academic, 2015).
Dennis Venema is professor of Biology at Trinity Western University and Fellow of Biology for the BioLogos Foundation. As a geneticist, Venema writes frequently on the evidence for evolution for Christian audiences. He is the author of Evolution Basics, and together with theologian Scot McKnight, Adam and the Genome: How Evangelicals Can Learn from Science about Adam and the Bible (forthcoming, Baker, 2016).