How Many Races?


Part 1



This is Ken Ham, head of the ministry that built a full-size Noah’s Ark south of Cincinnati.


I’m often asked, “If we’re all descended from Adam and Eve, why are there so many races?” Well, the answer’s easy: there’s only one race!

The Bible teaches that we all descended from Adam and Eve. And the Apostle Paul says all people come from one blood. Now, when scientists finished mapping the human genome, they declared, “There’s only one race—the human race.”

God built an incredible amount of variety into the human genome. And people have a variety of skin shades, eye shapes, colors, and more. Actually, if Adam and Eve were middle brown, within just one generation, people could’ve had very dark skin, very light, in between!

There’s only one race—the human race.

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Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

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