Calvin College Adam And Eve Controversy: Religion Professor's Departure Makes National News

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The existence of Adam and Eve, and the departure of a Calvin College professor who discussed the matter, are back in the national news spotlight.

John Schneider, a longtime Calvin College theology professor until recently, has said there was no historical Adam and Eve. (His September 2010 discussion of the matter is available here.)

"Evolution makes it pretty clear that in nature, and in the moral experience of human beings, there never was any such paradise to be lost," Schneider said in an interview with NPR, broadcast today.

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