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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Book Review: “Created in God’s Image” by Anthony A. Hoekema | The Domain for Truth
Dated in places, lengthy in others, but altogether worthwhile. We are a psycho-somatic unity, where body and soul can be distinguished but not separated. Hoekema is basically the standard on this subject. 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.
Return to Book Page. As for the structure of the book, it can be broken down into four parts: My preference, however, is to speak of man as a psychosomatic unity.
The Question of the Selfimage. At the end of the day, he concludes that man is not able to be separated into parts, but must be seen as a unitary being. Unlike the vast majority of reformed writers, Hoekema denies the covenant made with Adam is an actual covenant. New Testament General Works. Overall, solid points and argumentation. Very readible and well written. Here are some samples of the perverted understanding of how a unregenerate man is defined.
Feb 12, Mark A Powell rated it liked it. A good chapter on the sin nature, along with how we are the image of God.
The doctrine of man is an important study for Christians. Victory Over the Darkness: He then proceeds with the standard treatments of trichotomism and dichotomism.
Created in God’s Image – Anthony A. Hoekema – Google Books
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.
My least favorite of Hoekema’s triad of doctrinal hoemema this, Saved by Grace, and The Bible and the Futurebut still worthy of five stars. Collection of 50 Apologetics’ Illustrations. Reflections on Commentary Writing by Gordon D. How Ohekema We Then Live?
A tremendous introduction to the nature of the image of God and what it means for humanity to be created in that image. Eating, exercising, and spiritual disciplines, which is most important to the believer 1 Timothy 4: I would go to this first on the subject, read it for my seminary class. 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 hekema 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.
Created in God’s Image by Anthony A.
Created in God’s Image
Anderson No preview available – imagf His work is thorough and he manages the difficult task of taking complex theological arguments and making them accessible. A fantastic read covering the impact and depth of the image of God upon all mankind. What is it to be made in the image of God?
Literature Analysis and Cri It is certainly a gdo respectable position and has a venerated pedigree, yet there are problems.
Man ijage can’t be understood correctly outside of his being related to his Creator. The Importance of the Doctrine of Man. A very good introduction on the subject. This is a fascinating area, because it addresses key concepts such as dominion, love, the historical fall, and many other issues. Dec 19, Ryan Kiser rated it really liked it.
The Question of Freedom. Aug 03, Jonathan Klimek rated it really liked it. Since the term, image of God is the buzzword; we must find a proper definition of it. It seems gid GCB is noting why Schilder said what he did i. He covers those areas because it affects how one images God biblically.
Bondservant on Has the totality of Jeremiah 5…. Hoekema has written a book which can help any believer understand the concept of being created in God’s image. Dec 01, Billy Yarosh rated it it was amazing.
Jan 06, Vincent Tanzil rated it it was amazing. Now it is true, of course, that God has planted such laws of belief into our very being. Logos Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon.