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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 cannot lift our face away from God apart from Him. His work is thorough and he manages the difficult task of taking complex theological arguments and making them accessible. For if this is done, we are virtually telling the natural man to createc just so much and no more of Christianity as, with his perverted concept of human nature, he cares to accept.

Dec 18, Guillaume Bourin rated it really cerated it. This is a more basic text on the nature of man and sin than Berkouwer’s works. A helpful contribution to theological anthropology from a distinctively Reformed perspective. Logos Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon. I am not sure why Hoekema placed her in the halls of saints.

It is well worth reading. In all my years of study I’ve yet to come across a work that is so blatantly biased.


Hoekema was born in the Netherlands but immigrated to the United States in But his own view is supposed to be so nuanced that this type of criticism is simply avoided. Extens According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God.

Interpretation “In this enlightening and scholarly work, Hoekema reappraises anthropology in the light of Scripture and Christian tradition. Hoekema December 1, by EvangelZ.

Created in God’s Image by Anthony A. Hoekema

His contention is that the image of God in humanity is not lost through sin but goc is perverted. The doctrine of man is an important study for Christians. Feb 10, Nathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: It will help and cause you to dive deeper into the discussion concerning the doctrine of man.

Oct 24, Justin rated it really liked it. Documentaries on the Battle of Qala-i-Jangi How Should We Then Live? Suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accessible to educated laypeople. Some very good insights; it’s basically a survey and overview of the issues from a reformed perspective.

Created in God’s Image

References to this book Victory Over the Darkness: Hoekema emigrated from the Netherlands to the United States in Hoekema has a particularly fine section on Human Freedom. The Origin of Sin.

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The Restraint of Sin. I picked this book up to help me with a sermon I was preparing and I ended up creafed the whole thing. The Nature of Sin. Hoekema offers some wonderful insights, always referring to Scripture and to our church fathers. 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: Notify me of new comments via email.

The Question of Freedom. This will lead into questions about whether all reform theologians believe in a covenant of works.

He will have to give an answer for this. Hoekema has written a book which can help any believer understand the concept of being created in God’s image. In this important new work in theological anthropology, Anthony A. Aside from Hoekema’s apparent belief that the universe is millions of years old, and apart from his apparent acceptance of psychologists and psychiatrists when counseling individuals, this is an excellent book!

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