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Created in God’s Image

Publisher:
, 1994
ISBN: 9780802808509

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Overview

According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. Anthony A. 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. This text is suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accessible to educated laypeople. It includes an extensive bibliography, and is fully indexed.

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For more works by this author, check out the Anthony A. Hoekema Collection (7 vols.).

  • Discusses the implications of being created in the image of God
  • Presents a biblical teaching on God’s image
  • Includes an extensive bibliography, and is fully indexed
  • The Importance of the Doctrine of Man
  • Man as a Created Person
  • The Image of God: Biblical Teaching
  • The Image of God: Historical Survey
  • The Image of God: A Theological Summary
  • The Question of the Self-Image
  • The Origin of Sin
  • The Spread of Sin
  • The Nature of Sin
  • The Restraint of Sin
  • The Whole Person
  • The Question of Freedom
In this enlightening and scholarly work, Hoekema reappraises anthropology in the light of Scripture and Christian tradition. His contention is that the image of God in humanity is not lost through sin but instead is perverted. . . . This book can be recommended as an important and timely contribution to theological anthropology. It is both historically informative and biblically based.

Interpretation

Hoekema emigrated from the Netherlands to the United States in 1923. He attended Calvin College (A.B.), the University of Michigan (M.A.), Calvin Theological Seminary (Th.B.) and Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.D., 1953). After serving as minister of several Christian Reformed churches (1944-56) he became associate professor of Bible at Calvin College and later professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. He wrote The Four Major Cults (1963), What about Tongue-Speaking? (1966), Holy Spirit Baptism (1972), The Christian Looks at Himself (1975) and The Bible and the Future (1979).

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