I found this interesting, not because of some die-hard attachment to evolutionary science, but because of the uniqueness of the issue.
The discoverer of the famous “Lucy” fossil says fresh findings suggest that more than one ancient species made the transition to more humanlike forms in different parts of Africa.
But Johanson told me today that few of the reports about the latest findings touch on “the real crux of the matter.” Even though A. sediba is a transitional form, with features of Australopithecus as well as Homo, he said there are other specimens of the genus Homo in eastern Africa that have been dated to roughly the same time. “There is a diversity of Homo already at 1.8 million years,” he said.
Again, not posting this to affirm that it is truth – posting it for discussion purposes only.
What might this mean for the study of the Historical Adam? And by that, what if the Historical Adam was a group of people (homos) whom God covenanted with? And it was one of these extra sets of humans?