Southeast Asia has long been a location of great interest in the study of fossil hominins. The remains of the famous “Java man” were discovered at a site called Trinil in Java, Indonesia in 1891. Additional fossils were discovered at the nearby site of Sangiran, where the unusual geology preserved the remains of many ancient … More Asian Diversity and the Seafaring Hominin
The question of our own human creation has become increasingly contentious among evangelical theologians and scientists. Some theologians insist that the historicity of Adam and Eve is not theologically important, and evolutionary scientists continue to maintain that human evolution does not support the descent of modern humans from a single couple. New fossil discoveries regularly … More Call for Papers: Human Origins 2017
New research on a cave in southwestern France is once again highlighting how advanced Neandertals really were. We already knew Neandertals were able to fashion sophisticated stone tools, use fire, and bury their dead. There’s also sparse evidence of bone tools, jewelry, and pigments all made by Neandertals. In the young-age creationist community, the consensus … More Neandertals Continue to Surprise in the South of France
In September of 2015, Lee Berger and his research colleagues announced to the world a new species of hominin they called Homo naledi. The remains of Homo naledi were found in a cave chamber (the Dinaledi chamber) in the Rising Star Cave system right next to the famous Swartkrans and Sterkfontein deposits in South Africa. As … More Did Homo naledi bury its dead?