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American Philosophical Society
Early Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Pub. in the “American Magazine” during 1769: Reprinted in Facsimile with a Commemorative Essay by a Member of the Society
David N. Livingstone (au)
Among the harmonizing tactics that have been deployed to keep alive the marriage of science & religion, is the simple preadamite theory -- the idea that human beings existed before the biblical Adam. This overview of the preadamite attempts to reveal how inter-penetrative scientific & religious discourses have been. Contents: (1) Preadamism & Pagan Chronology; & The Peyrerean Formula; (2) Preadamism, Polygenism, & Race; Reconciling Ethnology & Theology; Alexander Winchell & Monogenetic Preadamism; & Preadamism, Fundamentalism, & Anti-Evolutionism; (3) Evolutionary Preadamism & Conservative Theology: Evolutionary Anthropology & Evangelical Theology; & Preadamism & Modern Catholic Theology; & Conclusion. Illus.
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