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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In light of the difficulty of coming up with a precise definition of God because we mirror createf complex God, I think it would be unwise to limit the definition to loving God and people.

Excellent book exploring nearly every subject on the doctrine of man. Whether he is a good standing citizen, a notorious sinner, spiritual procrastinator, member of a church, a pastor, a minister — an unregenerate man, no matter what his occupation is, will not accept or understand the things of God. In terms of the definition: It will help and cause you to dive deeper into the discussion concerning the doctrine of man.

Selected pages Title Page. Karl Marx by William D. A helpful contribution to theological anthropology from hoekeema distinctively Reformed perspective. A very good introduction on the subject. Some very good insights; it’s basically a survey and overview of the issues from a reformed perspective. The Greeks sought a mediating power between physical and material substances usually the soul.

As Hoekema puts it. Jan 23, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it.

Created in God’s Image

Also, his emphasis on the biblical concept of man as ‘the whole man’, and not just the sum of his various parts was enlightening. Once it is properly defined, we will be able to answer the many myriad of questions such as: I found the description of man’s threefold relationship toward God, others, and nature in chapter five particularly helpful.

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It gives a Christian anthropology within an expository volume. His treatment of sin is thoughtful and helpful. Most concepts were well defined and provided Biblical and theological support.

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I don’t know if Hoekema suggests exploring “wholistic medicines” Popular passages 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. The immaterial and the non-material both have affects upon a person. Trivia About Created in God’s New Testament General Works. Rather, he gives a very refreshing and compelling take on what the scriptures teach about the doctrine of man, appealing to the standard works of the past Calvin, Bavinck, Berkhof, Berkouwer, etc.

A great starting point for any who wish to pursue this topic. Return to Book Page.

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

It seems to be the case that when a person misunderstands the Covenant of Works, they most likely misunderstand the Covenant of Grace. Created in God’s Image. It is certainly a more respectable position and has a venerated pedigree, yet there are problems.

Published September 6th by Eerdmans first published March 1st How does one view of man help one understand God, how does the view of man shed light on the work of Christ, what are the benefits in understanding the view of man, does the view of man have implications for ethics, Christians worldview, etc.?

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creatdd Eerdmans PublishingSep 6, – Religion – pages 3 Reviews https: Hallmark book on a Reformed theological anthropology. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Sep 07, Mike Gorski rated it really liked it. Aug 03, Jonathan Klimek rated it really liked it. Although I see man in two parts: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Before we find out what is the proper definition of the concept: I would disagree with his covenantal persuasion, his reference to Mother Teresa and his bent toward psychology; but his treatment of the doctrine of man, the image of God, sin and the issue of freedom is excel Hoekema provides a comprehensive and Biblical description of the doctrine of man, explaining what it means that man was created in the image of God, corrupted and depraved by sin and redeemed in Christ, whereby his image is progressively restored until he is glorified in the eternal state.

Feb 10, Nathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Restraint of Sin.