Paleoanthropology: A Creationist Perspective on Human Origins

Polls show that illustrations of ape-like human ancestors convince more Americans of evolution than any other subject. Dr Thomas shows how to place ape-man candidate fossils into three Genesis-friendly categories.

About the speaker

Brian Thomas received a master’s in biotechnology in 1999 from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA, and a Ph.D. in paleobiochemistry in 2019 from the University of Liverpool. He taught junior high and high school at Christian schools in Texas, as well as biology, chemistry, and anatomy as an adjunct and assistant professor at Dallas-area universities.

In 2008 Dr Thomas joined the Institute for Creation Research as a science writer and editor, contributing news and magazine articles, speaking on creation issues, and researching original tissue fossils. He was appointed as Research Associate in 2019 and Research Scientist in 2021. He is the author of Dinosaurs and the Bible and a contributor to Guide to Creation Basics, Creation Basics & BeyondGuide to Dinosaurs, Guide to the Human Body, Guide to the Universe, and Dinosaurs: God’s Mysterious Creatures. His dissertation, Ancient and Fossil Bone Collagen Remnants, is available in book form.

Brian Thomas

Research Scientist at Institute for Creation Research (ICR), Dallas, Texas, USA