This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness of God. He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created. [Genesis 5:1-2]
What a question to ask! Was Adam a Real Person? This question may seem ridiculous to people like me and you, because it’s obvious- Adam was a real person, it’s written in the Bible! But did you know that there are Christians out there who question the Bible and do not take the book of Genesis literally? They believe Genesis is just a story- a myth, and Adam was not a real person. How do you answer them?
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Was Adam a Real Person?
Our anti-Bible world ridicules those who insist that Adam was a real, historical person, and consequently many Christians doubt Adam too. Old Testament professor John Walton recently wrote that perhaps “God chose one pair from the rest of the early hominids.”1 Do we come from apes or Adam? Two links between Adam and history reveal the relevance of the world’s first man.
Evolution’s defenders from inside and outside Christian circles reason that since science has