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God's Many-Splendored Image: Theological Anthropology for Christian Formation
     

God's Many-Splendored Image: Theological Anthropology for Christian Formation

by Nonna Verna Harrison, Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia
 

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ISBN-10: 080103471X

ISBN-13: 9780801034718

Pub. Date: 06/01/2010

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

What does it mean to be a human being made in the image of God? This book makes the case that the divine image can be seen in not just one or two aspects of human identity but in all of them. The author, a specialist in early Christianity, reveals the light that leading theologians of the early church shed on contemporary discussions of what it means to be human. Each

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What does it mean to be a human being made in the image of God? This book makes the case that the divine image can be seen in not just one or two aspects of human identity but in all of them. The author, a specialist in early Christianity, reveals the light that leading theologians of the early church shed on contemporary discussions of what it means to be human. Each chapter explores a different facet of the divine image and likeness and maps out a path that can lead toward wholeness and holiness. This fresh approach to theological anthropology brings Greek patristic theology to students in a readable fashion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801034718
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Pages:
220
Sales rank:
806,293
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Freedom
2. God and Christ
3. Spiritual Perception
4. Virtues and Humility
5. Royal Dignity
6. Embodiment
7. In the Created World
8. Arts and Sciences
9. Community
Conclusion
Index

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