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EXPLORING HUMAN ORIGINS

What does it mean to be human?

 
 
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Payne Theological Seminary, located in Wilberforce, Ohio, is the first seminary to host the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History traveling exhibit: Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?

The exhibit was developed in partnership with the American Library Association and made possible by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation with support from the Peter Buck Human Origins Fund (Smithsonian). It appeared at 19 public libraries across the country between April 2015 and April 2017. The Reverdy C. Ransom Memorial Library is the first private library to display the exhibit.

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN?

The  Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? t raveling exhibit was designed to inspire people to contemplate their place in the natural world and reflect on how human ancestors such as  Homo neanderthalensis ,  Homo heidelbergensis  and  Homo erectus  evolved to adapt in a variety of climates over millions of years. Developed by the Smithsonian Institution and the American Library Association, the traveling exhibit appeared at 19 public libraries across the country between April 2015 and April 2017.  Payne Theological Seminary is the first seminary, and the first private institution, to host the exhibit.

The Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? traveling exhibit was designed to inspire people to contemplate their place in the natural world and reflect on how human ancestors such as Homo neanderthalensis, Homo heidelbergensis and Homo erectus evolved to adapt in a variety of climates over millions of years. Developed by the Smithsonian Institution and the American Library Association, the traveling exhibit appeared at 19 public libraries across the country between April 2015 and April 2017. Payne Theological Seminary is the first seminary, and the first private institution, to host the exhibit.


 
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