To Be Human

In this film, Georgia M. Dunston (Howard University College of Medicine), Frans De Waal (Emory University), and Rick Potts (Smithsonian Institution) explores human uniqueness in light of advances in three branches of science: genetics and genomics, primatology, and anthropology.


  • Ecclesial Families: Catholic/Orthodox, Mainline Protestant, Evangelical/Conservative Protestant, Jewish
  • Core Curriculum Course Categories: General Theology
  • Science Topics: Life Sciences
  • Study Guide: study guide
  • Transcript: transcript
  • Tags:
    genetics, Science: The Wide Angle, Anthropology, Primatology, Georgia Dunston, Frans de Waal, Rick Potts

In furtherance of the AAAS mission of advancing science in service to society, AAAS|DoSER’s role in the Science for Seminaries project is to support efforts to integrate science into seminary education. AAAS|DoSER does not advise on or endorse the theological content of the participating seminaries.