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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Those interested or those who have different views of common grace, may want to look into this section to see how Hoekema lays out his biblical basis for common grace. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Required Field Not a valid email. Greek philosophy, Marxism, psychology; and so the list goes on.
Hans Urs von Bal 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 are affected by sin, and who we were ultimately created to be.
In light of all the details covered, I recommend reading this page book. After serving as minister of several Christian Reformed churches jn became associate professor of Bible at Calvin College and later professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. Before we find out what is the proper definition of the concept: It seems to be the case that when a person misunderstands the Covenant of Works, they most likely misunderstand the Covena Overall this book is acceptable.
It seems that GCB is noting why Schilder said what he did i. The Question of the Selfimage. I have gov a lot on the imago dei over the years and this volume didn’t disappoint. In this section, he also brings to light: The Spread of Sin. He quotes some famous theologians: Paperbackpages.
However, Hoekema is relatively solid as it pertains to the doctrine of man. Social Theology Feminist Theology.
Created in God’s Image
My library Help Advanced Book Search. His contention is that the image of God in humanity is not lost through sin but instead is perverted.
Jan 30, David rated it did not like it Shelves: Since the term, image of God is the buzzword; we must find a proper definition of it.
His discussion on man as the image of God is top-notch, and he integrates the concept into classic neocalvinist biblical theology. Hoekema is basically the standard on this subject. After presenting biblical teaching and historical views of this concept, he discusses Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon.
Hoekema gives no attention to the Eastern Church’s idea of man and based on his book you’d believe that between Ireneaus and Aquinas no theologian touched the subject. Aside from Hoekema’s apparent belief that the universe is millions vreated years old, and apart from his apparent acceptance of psychologists and psychiatrists when counseling individuals, this is an excellent book!
Account Options Sign in. Eerdmans PublishingSep 6, – Religion – pages 3 Reviews https: Unlike the vast majority of reformed writers, Hoekema denies the covenant made with Adam is an actual covenant. American History Regional History. The writing is clean, readable, organized, and biblical.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In all my years of study I’ve yet to come across a work that is so blatantly biased. Notify me of new comments via email. Collection of 50 Apologetics’ Hoemema. Eerdmans Publishing Company- Religion – pages. Created in God’s Image Anthony A.
His practical applications on treating man as a whole man are interesting, if underdeveloped. Man as a Created Person. We cannot lift our face away from God apart from Him.
Created in God’s Image – Anthony A. Hoekema : Eerdmans
goe Oct 17, Gary Morris rated it really liked it. 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 excellent! It doesn’t have the awe or hard-hittingness of Berkowuer, but it is much more accessible and more exegetical than Berkouwer’s.
It is yoekema, however, that other topics are addressed too quickly such as common grace. Created in God’s Image. We need to also consider the human constitution.
For example, he states. The Greeks sought a mediating power between physical and material substances usually the soul. Return to Book Page. He covers those areas because it affects how one images God biblically. Those two issues that I disagree with are briefly mentioned ggod side notes.
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