Human Beings in the Image of God

From BBST 251: Theology I

Dr. Erik Thoennes works out a deeper definition of humanity by discussing its essence and function. Thoennes emphasizes that love for God necessarily implies love for other people and discusses how the image of God allows strictly human functions for the glory of God.

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  • Erik Thoennes  

    • Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
    • Chair, Biblical & Theological Studies Theology Department

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  • The Duality of Jesus' Humanity and Divinity

    After opening with a hymn, Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches on the reality and importance of the humanity of Christ. He stresses that Jesus understands humanity's pain, toil, and limitations from His time...

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    19. Human Beings in the Image of God

    by Erik Thoennes

    50:34 — October 19, 2010

    Human Beings in the Image of God

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  • 20. Creation: Males and Females

    by Erik Thoennes

    63:30 — October 26, 2010

    Creation: Males and Females

    Dr. Erik Thoennes shows that gender is not defined socially but biblically. He discusses the process Christians need to undertake to establish culturally appropriate gender roles from a biblical pe...

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