Created in God's Image

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Sep 6, 1994 - Religion - 275 pages
ccording to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. Hoekema discusses the implications of this theme, devoting several chapters to the biblical teaching on God's image, the teaching of philosophers and theologians through the ages, and his own theological analysis. Suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accessible to educated laypeople. Extensive bibliography, fully indexed.
 

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Dr. Hoekema has written a book which can help any believer understand the concept of being created in God's image. After presenting biblical teaching and historical views of this concept, he discusses ... Read full review

Contents

The Importance of the Doctrine of Man
1
Man as a Created Person
5
Biblical Teaching
11
Historical Survey
33
A Theological Summary
66
The Question of the Selfimage
102
The Origin of Sin
112
The Spread of Sin
133
The Restraint of Sin
187
The Whole Person
203
The Question of Freedom
227
Bibliography
244
Index of Subjects
255
Index of Proper Names 2 58
258
Index of Scriptures
261
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The Nature of Sin
168

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Page 11 - And God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.

About the author (1994)

Anthony A. Hoekema (1913 1988) was professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan. His other widely read works include The Christian Looks at Himself and The Four Major Cults.

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