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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Although I see man in two parts: This deals with the issue of Trichotomy or Dichotmoy topic.

Contents The Importance of the Doctrine of Man. He attended Calvin College A. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 18, Joseph Pieri rated it liked it. It is well worth reading.

Everything else, I believe, is right on. The writing is clean, readable, organized, and biblical. Index of Proper Names 2 Hoekema has written a book which can help any believer understand the concept of being created in God’s image.

For example, in relation to the covenant of works, one may want to do further research. Account Options Sign in. 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 crewted in the eternal state.

He states many reasons for his conclusion, among them the interpretation of Hosea 6: Covers everything from Creation, Imago Dei, sin, the spread and effects of sin, human nature, and the freedom and bondage of our will.


Oct 03, David rated it really liked it. Old Testament General Works. Unlike the vast majority of reformed writers, Hoekema denies the covenant made with Adam is an actual covenant. Eerdmans PublishingSep 6, – Religion – pages.

Index of Proper Names. Pastor Greg Bahnsen articulates the essential concept: The concept of man as the image or likeness of God tells us that man as he was created was to mirror [i.

Created in God’s Image. The problem, while it still remains, is lessened when we reject faculty psychology and move to a more “heart-unity” complex. Because man is material and non-material, the church must be concern for man as a whole person.

This is a great book that deals with various aspects of biblical anthropology. Jan 23, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it.

References to this book Victory Over the Darkness: 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.

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He provides a strong foundation on the image of God and the origin and spread of sin. Berkouwer Genesis gifts glory God’s law Grand Rapids Greek guilt heart Hebrew Heidelberg Catechism Herman Bavinck historical Holy Spirit human nature humankind Ibid image-bearer implies imputation involved Irenaeus Jesus Christ John Karl Barth live look Lord Louis Berkhof means neighbor nephesh obedience Old Testament original original sin passage Paul perverted question reason redemption Reformed regenerate relationship renewal responsibility restored resurrection revelation righteousness Romans Scripture self-image sense serpent sins soul speak teaching theologians Theology things thought totally trans translated true freedom truth understanding verse whole person woman words.


The Restraint of Sin. The Origin of Sin.

Karl Marx by William D. I would go to this first on the subject, read it for my seminary class. Created in God’s Image Anthony A.

Created in God’s Image by Anthony A. Hoekema

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 final portion of this book covers the concept of the whole person and the question of freedom. Very readible and well written.

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Created in God’s Image

Overall this book is acceptable. Open Preview See a Problem? He fails to point out, however, how Origenistic Barth’s reading of the Fall is, but no matter. He will have to give an answer for this.

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