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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I don’t necessarily disagree, yet without huge restraint and discipline, this can easily become Christians’ visiting New Age hippies.

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

In light of all the details covered, I recommend reading this page book. My Best Books Read in His best sections are the ones dealing with “Sin. This book can be recommended as an important and timely contribution to theological anthropology. Feb 12, Mark A Powell rated it liked it. Covers everything from Creation, Imago Dei, sin, the spread and effects of sin, human nature, and the freedom and bondage of our will.

Eerdmans PublishingSep 6, – Religion – pages. The problem, while it still remains, is lessened when we reject faculty psychology and move to a more “heart-unity” complex. Eating, exercising, and spiritual disciplines, which is most important to the believer 1 Timothy 4: If stressed is cretaed upon relationship, then spiritual hermits, the unborn, and the mentally handicapped, by implication, are left out of the picture.


Eerdmans Publishing Company- Religion – pages. We cannot lift our face away from God apart from Him. What is creaed to be made in the image of God? The Restraint of Sin.

Created in God’s Image

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. Hoekema stresses the negative implications when the doctrine of man is separated from divine revelation. As a result, he will pervert the concept of the human nature, which includes the concept: The Importance of the Doctrine of Man.

Visit our Enduring Standards page to see some of our perennially best-selling backlist books. Since the term, image of God is the buzzword; we must find a proper definition of it.

Most concepts were well defined creatdd provided Biblical and theological support. The writing is clean, readable, organized, and biblical. Hoekema was born in the Netherlands but immigrated to the United States in He covers those areas because it affects how one images God biblically. There are much details covered in those areas. Notable Theologians Abraham Kuyper.

Overall, solid points and argumentation. Dated in places, lengthy in others, but altogether worthwhile. Dec 18, Guillaume Bourin rated it really liked it. What you have in return is unbiblical views coming from non-Christian thinkers or systems: Hoekema, though firmly established in the reformed tradition, provides a framework for understanding biblical anthropology that neither parrots what has previously been imagr regarding the subject nor strays out of the bounds of biblical orthodoxy for the sake of novelty.


What must therefore be at the center of the image of God is not characteristics like the ability to reason or the ability to make decisions…but rather that which was central in the life of Christ: 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.

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Bondservant on Has the totality of Jeremiah 5…. According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. December 1, by EvangelZ. His historical survey on the image of God is a little dry, but once you make it past that, the rest of the book is a great resource for understanding the various aspects of theology that deal with how we were created, who we are by nature, how we ar This is a great book that deals with various aspects of biblical anthropology.

Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu I already have trouble with Billy Graham, but to mention Mother Teresa who imsge a Roman Catholic that upholds works righteousness is sad.

It is certainly a more respectable position and has a venerated pedigree, yet there are problems.

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