Was Adam a Real Person?

Most Christians believe that Adam was a real person. The Bible certainly appears to indicate that he was present in the Garden of Eden with the Lord in Genesis 2 and 3. And the apostle Paul definitely affirms his existence in Rom 5 and 1 Cor 15. But did Adam really live in the past? And if he never existed, does this have any impact on Christian Faith? The historicity of Adam is one of the most challenging issues in the origins debate for Christians, and this lecture introduces a new and provocative approach.

   Handout A  Handout B  Lecture 1 hr 23 min