4 Views on Historical Adam
The title of this book, Four Views on the Historical Adam, implies the presence of conflict among Chris tians. Who likes discord? No one relishes it. But in this present age is disagreement not inevitable? When we face controversy, one crucial factor is how we behave in what we have to say and how we respond to others with whom we disagree. The contemporary notion concerning public discourse that anyone who openly and plainly expresses disagreements with others engages in hate-speech is hardly a new concept. The apostle Paul, no stranger to conflict, recognized how controversy renders relationships tenuous when he inquired of the Galatians, “Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?” (Gal. 4:16).