Examining Humans & Hominids (Listen & Learn Course): Fazale Rana

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Do you want to learn more about RTB's testable creation model approach to human origins, but don't have time to take a full course?

These lectures offer a flexible way for you to begin to have deeper engagement with RTB's ideas, but at your convenience. There is no written homework or discussions. Just download the lectures, listen, and learn. This course also includes recommended reading that supports the lecture content.

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Course Description:

In this series of lectures, listeners will be exposed to the latest scientific discoveries related to human origins and weaknesses of the evolutionary model. They will also learn how to use a testable creation model approach to understanding the data related to the emergence of bipedalism, genetics, fossil evidence and early human migration. The lecture content for this course was updated in 2013.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of the origin of humanity
  • Evidence from the fossil record
  • Archaeological perspective on hominids and humans
  • DNA evidence for early humans
  • Bipedalism and brain size
  • Humans, chimps and junk DNA
  • Migration of early humans
  • Using a testable creation model approach

Dr. Fazale "Fuz" Rana

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science teachers, lay apologists, high school and college students planning a career in a science-related field

This course can be taken for 2 units of continuing education in Biblical studies through ACSI.

How to register:

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  • Once we have processed your order, you will be sent a username and password along with log-in instructions within 2–3 working days.


  • Class consists of online lectures (video and/or audio). Lecture notes are included in this course to help students follow along.
  • Participants can complete the course at their own pace—no need to be in class at a specific time, no specific start or end date. There are no written assignments.
  • All courses are web-based (via Moodle) and offered on-demand.

Access expires 6 months from the course start date.

24 MP3 audio files