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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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!

It will help and cause you to dive deeper into the discussion concerning the doctrine of man.

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Created in God’s Image. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: 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.


Noekema is both historically informative and biblically based. 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.

Man is a complex unity. Now it is true, of course, that God has planted such laws of belief into our very being. A tremendous introduction to the nature of the image of God and what it means for humanity to be created in that image. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

The Importance of the Doctrine of Man.

Hoelema are no discussion topics on this book yet. His best sections are the ones dealing with “Sin. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It doesn’t have the awe or hard-hittingness of Berkowuer, but it is much more accessible and more exegetical than Berkouwer’s. Eerdmans Publishing Company, All rights reserved.

He indirectly refutes the more extreme nouthetic counseling hoekdma by noting that depression can sometimes have physical causes rather than “your just in sin!!!!! Hoekema has written a book which can help any believer understand the concept of being created in Ceeated image. Created in God’s Image. Hoekema was a Christian theologian of the Dutch Reformed tradition who served as professor of Systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary for twenty-one years. Unlike the vast majority of reformed writers, Hoekema denies the covenant made with Adam is an actual covenant.


He quotes some famous theologians: According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. There are much details covered in those areas. The Importance of the Doctrine of Man. His discussion on man as the image of God is top-notch, and he integrates the concept into classic neocalvinist biblical theology.

Created in God’s Image

I don’t necessarily disagree, yet without huge restraint and discipline, this can easily become Christians’ visiting New Age hippies. Sep 20, Jacob Aitken rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 12, Mark A Powell rated it liked it. Index of Proper Names 2 It is certainly a more respectable position and has a venerated pedigree, yet there are problems.

In terms of the definition: Man as a Created Person. He also covers the intermediate state.

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. Trivia About Created in God’s Social Theology Ccreated Theology.