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Faith and Fossils: The Bible, Creation, and Evolution
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Faith and Fossils: The Bible, Creation, and Evolution

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Eerdmans 2018

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Gathering Interest

Overview

Many books have been written on the Bible and evolution by scientists, but this volume is written by a biblical specialist. In Faith and Fossils, Lester Grabbe, a prominent Hebrew Bible scholar, examines the Bible in its ancient context and explores its meaning in light of emerging scientific evidence.

Journeying from the Bible Belt to the premier centers of higher education, Grabbe grapples with who we are and where we came from. Both the Bible and the fossil record raise significant questions about what it means to be human. Written in uncomplicated language and featuring spectacular full-color photographs, Faith and Fossils brings science and faith into creative conversation.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by a world-class set of research and study tools. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Includes photographs to help illustrate the discussion of this difficult topic
  • Presents an engaging discussion of Christianity and science
  • Written in an accessible manner with uncomplicated language

Contents

  • Part I: A Scholar's Story
    • From Bible Belt to Bible Scholar: The Journey Begins
    • Creation in the Bible: The Ancient Near East and the Beginnings of the World
    • The Flood Story: Mesopotamian Parallels
    • “After Its Kind”: Genetics and Evolution
  • Part II: Evangelicals and Evolution
    • A Shifting Conversation: Science and Religion
    • . Science and Faith: The Believing Scientist
    • Genesis Reconsidered: How We Got the Bible
  • Part III: Adam and Human Ancestry
    • Homo Neanderthalensis, Homo Denisova, and Homo Sapiens: Deep Ancestry
    • The Adam Debate: An Iconic Human
    • . “In Our Image”: Reflections of a Biblical Scholar

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About Lester L. Grabbe

Lester L. Grabbe is Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism at the University of Hull. His other books include Ancient Israel: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?.

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