Maintaining the Core Truths: Adam as the First Created Human–A Theological Defense

In the article “Does It Really Matter Whether Adam Was the First Man?” ( by Dr. Michael Reeves, posted on The Gospel Coalition’s website, he breaks down the arguments from Scripture supporting a historical Adam and refutes the opposing views, such as those proposed by Denis Alexander, that appear to be elaborate escape devices to synthesize biblical truth with the concept of evolution. The Pauline doctrine of the federal headship of Christ and Adam is shown as a pivotal argument to buttress the truth of the historical Adam. A must read for all who are truth seekers both within and outside the evangelical community.

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