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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Created in God’s Image – Anthony A. Hoekema – Google Books

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He notes how most difficulties in viewing human freedom presuppose some form of “faculty psychology” the will almost seems to operate independently of mind, intellect, and body. Created in God’s Image. Feb 10, Nathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are much details covered in those areas.


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!

Created in God’s Image

Although I see man in two parts: Well written systematic theology. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Covers everything from Creation, Imago Dei, sin, hoekemq spread and effects of sin, human nature, and the freedom and bondage of our will.

After presenting biblical teaching and historical views of this concept, he discusses I am not sure why Hoekema imgae her in the halls of saints. Nonetheless, if you want a basic summary of classical reformed position on the doctrine, this is your book! As Hoekema puts it, Since each of the above-named views of ceated considers one aspect of the human being to be ultimate, apart from any dependence on or responsibility to God the Creator, each of these anthropologies is guilty of idolatry: Hoekema is basically the standard on this subject.

A great starting point for any who wish to pursue this topic. Refresh and try again. Created in God’s Image by Anthony A. Aug 03, Jonathan Klimek rated it really liked it.

Hoekema December 1, by EvangelZ. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Restraint of Sin. Created in God’s Image. How Should We Then Live? He states many reasons for his conclusion, among them the interpretation of Hosea 6: So, it’s tough to say anything negative about this book other than a tendency in some places to build a mountain out of a mole hill.


He attended Calvin College A. Eating, exercising, and spiritual disciplines, which is most important to the believer 1 Timothy 4: The study of the nature of man and of sin is sobering, but it is not until we begin to realize the depths of sin that we This is a well-researched, knowledgeable book about the image of God and the nature of sin in man.

If, as the Bible teaches, the most important thing about man is that he is inescapably related to God, we must judge crsated deficient any anthropology which denies that relatedness. Open Preview See a Problem?

It doesn’t have the awe or hard-hittingness of Iin, but it is much more accessible and more exegetical than Berkouwer’s.

Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu Hans Urs von Bal Dec 19, Ryan Kiser rated it really liked it. Also, his emphasis on the biblical concept of man as ‘the whole man’, and not just the sum of his various parts was enlightening. Required Field Not a valid email. The Domain for Truth.

The Restraint of Sin. Hoekema has a particularly fine section on Human Freedom.