Design advocates have the advantage of looking at both sides of the origins debate.
He thinks we are just a collection of carbon molecules and certainly of no intrinsic value simply and merely because we are human.
Perhaps, humans, gorillas, and orangutans were designed based upon a common blueprint.
Venema seems much more interested in pursuing longstanding debates with intelligent design and with certain ID proponents.
Recently Dennis Venema joined with Scot McKnight to publish a book, Adam and the Genome, in which they claim that there never was an original pair of humans like Adam and Eve.