NEW BOOK — Searching for Adam

searching-for-adam-cover-3d-copySearching for Adam: Genesis and the Truth about Man’s Origin, edited by Terry Mortenson (Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2016) has now been published. Available on Amazon. The volume’s target audience includes serious-minded lay people, pastors, missionaries, seminary and Christian college professors and students, and other Christian leaders. It contains sixteen chapters that biblical and scientific experts (all of them young-earth creationists) who defend the literal truth of Genesis about Adam. They use biblical, theological, paleontological, genetic, anatomical, archeological, historical, and social evidences and arguments to present their case. The book is designed to be used as a textbook in seminary but also to be understandable to thoughtful lay people who want to dig deeper.

“Introduction” (Dr. Terry Mortenson)

Chapt. 1, “Old Testament Evidence of a Literal, Historical Adam and Eve” (Dr. Bill Barrick) [Sample pdf of my chapter.]

Chapt. 2, “The Question of a Historical Adam: a New Testament Perspective” (Drs. David Croteau and Mike Naylor)

Chapt. 3, “Adam’s Place in the History of the Church’s Theology” (Dr. Tom Nettles)

Chapt. 4, “’Where Are You, Adam?’ The Disappearance of Adam and the Death of Truth” (Dr. Eugene Merrill)

Chapt. 5, “When Was Adam Created?” (Dr. Terry Mortenson)

Chapt. 6, “What’s Lost in John Walton’s The Lost World of Adam and Eve?” (Steve Ham)

Chapt. 7, “Adam and the Image of God” (Dr. David Casas)

Chapt. 8, “Did Humans Really Evolve from Ape-like Creatures?” (Dr. David Menton)

Chapt. 9, “Neanderthals: Our Worthy Ancestors” (Marvin Lubenow)

Chapt. 10, “Genetics Confirms the Recent, Supernatural Creation of Adam and Eve” (Drs. Nathaniel Jeanson and Jeff Tompkins)

Chapt. 11, “Human Anatomy: Unique Upright Design” (Dr. Stuart Burgess)

Chapt. 12, “Human Anatomy: Unique Skills and Beauty” (Dr. Stuart Burgess)

Chapt. 13, “Evolution, Racism and the Scientific Vindication of Genesis” (Dr. Jerry Bergman)

Chapt. 14, “Ancient Man—Genius or Primitive?” (Rev. Don Landis)

Chapt. 15, “Humanity’s Shared History Reflects the Truth of Genesis 1-11” (Tim Chaffey)

Chapt. 16, “Adam, Morality, the Gospel and the Authority of Scripture” (Dr. Terry Mortenson)

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