By J. P. Versteeg
Denying the historicity of Adam has develop into more and more current inside evangelical circles. used to be Adam the 1st old guy? Does the reply actually matter? And does it have an effect on any very important doctrines within the Bible?
Carefully reading key passages of Scripture, Versteeg proves that every one humans descended from Adam, the 1st guy. He argues that if this isn't actual, the complete background of redemption documented in Scripture unravels and we haven't any gospel in any significant sense.
“Many thank you for reissuing this beneficial paintings. . . . somebody interpreting this may delight in that modern discussions of Adam are nonetheless treading an analogous ground.”
—C. John Collins, Professor of outdated testomony, Covenant Theological Seminary
“A variety of theologians have postulated that Adam is a ‘teaching version’ within the New testomony. Versteeg’s remarkably cogent and concise booklet tells us why this view is impossible.”
—John M. body, Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary
“Given the new debates in regards to the life of Adam . . . Versteeg indicates with power and cogency that the recent Testament’s educating calls for a old Adam.”
—Vern S. Poythress, Professor of latest testomony Interpretation and Editor of The Westminster Theological magazine, Westminster Theological Seminary
“What an immense ebook this can be for at the present time! Sane, transparent, and thorough, it deals a stout solution for these wondering the historicity of Adam and lucidly exhibits why it is still nonnegotiable.”
—Michael Reeves, Head of Theology, Universities and schools Christian Fellowship
J. P. Versteeg (1938–87) used to be a brand new testomony professor on the Theological collage of the Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland (in Apeldoorn) and a minister in that church.
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Adam in the New Testament: Mere Teaching Model or First Historical Man? by J. P. Versteeg