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Created in God’s Image has ratings and 36 reviews. Josue said: Aside from Hoekema’s apparent belief that the universe is millions of years old, and a. According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. Hoekema discusses the implications of this theme, devoting several chapters to the biblical . Hoekema, Anthony A., Created in God’s image. Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. Man (Christian theology). 2. Reformed Church — Doctrines. I. Title.

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We are a psycho-somatic unity, where body and soul can be distinguished but not separated.

Created in God’s Image – Anthony A. Hoekema : Eerdmans

Extensive bibliography, fully indexed. Others will say that the desire to love God and people is a matter of the consequence of being made in the image of God, but not the basis because there are many who do not desire imzge be in relationship to God or people.

Open Preview See a Problem? Required Field Not a valid email. The Greeks sought a mediating power between crwated and material substances usually the soul. I found the description of man’s threefold relationship toward God, others, and nature in chapter five particularly helpful. Dec 11, Bob Ladwig rated it really liked it. Dec 01, Billy Yarosh rated it it was amazing. Hoekema offers some wonderful insights, always referring to Scripture and to our church fathers.

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Suggest it for those wanting to study theology. Although I see man in two parts: Victory Over the Darkness: In terms of the definition: My Best Books Read in What does the Bible have to say about those who are unbelievers, but still manifest morals and still create good, beautiful works such as art, music, and literature?

View all 3 comments. Hoekema was a Christian theologian ikage the Dutch Reformed tradition who served as professor of Systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary for twenty-one years. Man is a complex unity. If you want a treatment of key anthropological views and issues in Christian theology please look elsewhere. In all my years of study I’ve yet to come across a work that is so blatantly biased. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

As a result, he will iage the concept of the human nature, which includes the concept: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A very good introduction on the subject. That support was provided through classical and reformed theology.

Very readible and well written. Created in God’s Image. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Academically rigorous yet simultaneously devotional and readable.

The Question of Freedom. Created in God’s Image by Anthony A.

Because they deny the existence of God, they do not believe in individual salvation, but they desire a future attainment of a perfect utopia. Hans Urs von Bal Hoekema gives no attention to the Eastern Church’s idea of man and based on his book you’d believe that between Ireneaus and Aquinas no theologian touched the subject. A fantastic read covering the impact and depth of the image of God upon all mankind.


I am not sure why Hoekema placed her in the halls of saints. Sep 07, Mike Gorski rated it really liked it. Man, in his unregenerate state is hostile to God and is not able to accept theistic concepts of God as revealed in the Bible 1 Cor. Bondservant on Has the totality of Jeremiah 5….

He states many reasons for his conclusion, among them the interpretation of Hosea 6: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is a well-researched, knowledgeable book about the image of God and the nature of sin in man. For the Marxist, he views man as product of nature and is not created in the image of God.

Skinner, in Beyond Freedom and Dignity, notes that man is autonomous and has freedom to act as he wishes or wills. However, Hoekema is relatively solid as it pertains to the doctrine of man. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Created in God’s Image

The doctrine of man is an important study for Christians. He then proceeds with the standard treatments of trichotomism and dichotomism.

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