Adam and Eve, Designed Diversity, and Allele Frequencies

  title={Adam and Eve, Designed Diversity, and Allele Frequencies},
  author={John C. Sanford and Robert W. Carter and Wesley Brewer and John Baumgardner and Bruce E. Potter and Jonathan Potter},
Theistic evolutionists present multiple genetic arguments against a literal Adam and Eve. One key argument asserts it would be impossible for a single human couple to give rise to the genetic diversity seen in the modern human population. This implicitly assumes Adam and Eve would have been created without internal genetic diversity. If this were true, all observed variations would have to arise recently via random mutations. This would require incredibly high mutation rates, logically leading… 

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