Lately we have had a lot of discussion about a recent genealogical Adam. This has been good and helpful, but other scenarios are important too. We’ve recently shown that it is also possible that Adam and Eve could have (maybe) been our sole-genetic progenitors 700 kya with the rise of the common ancestor of Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Sapiens, or 2 mya with the rise of Homo.
This raises an entirely different set of theological and scientific questions. Scenarios like this have been favored by @vjtorley and @Agauger. At some point, eventually, it would be good to think about the strengths of this approach too.
A large number of people here favor recent genealogical Adam models, so be careful about repeating the same arguments. There is value here in models like this too. As we have discussed: