Humanity and 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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Authors

  • Erik Thoennes  

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

In this collection

  • 10. The Doctrine of Humanity

    by Erik Thoennes

    63:27 — March 22, 2011

    The Doctrine of Humanity

    Dr. Erik Thoennes works through the doctrine of creation to obtain a biblical definition of humanity. He makes the significant point that humanity is both made in the image of God and a fallen crea...

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    11. Humanity and The Image of God

    by Erik Thoennes

    67:37 — March 24, 2011

    Humanity and The Image of God

    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...

  • 12. The Image of God, Part II

    by Erik Thoennes

    52:10 — March 29, 2011

    The Image of God, Part II

    Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches that Christians are obligated to look at humanity with value from God. He refutes the common view that functionality determines human value and shows that value comes inst...

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