The Doctrine of Humanity

From BBST 251: Theology I

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 creature and seeks to establish a healthy tension between these two facts.

Download

Authors

  • Erik Thoennes  

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

In this collection

  • 9. The Doctrine of Creation

    by Erik Thoennes

    45:59 — March 15, 2011

    The Doctrine of Creation

    Dr. Erik Thoennes highlights God's role as Creator in Scripture and makes the point that there is special emphasis on God as the Creator of humans. Based on creation, Thoennes explains that God has...

  •  

    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...

  • 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...

Comments on this Resource

Post a Comment 2 comments from 2 people
    • Daniel
    • 7 months ago

    thank you Lord in to show me this open.biola.edu for me

    • Amanda Umber
    • almost 2 years ago

    WOW! So simple and yet so profound and insightful. Why, oh why, aren't church services like this class?! This is what every Christian ought to be taught from the beginning!

Post a Comment

Leave this field blank or your post will be marked as spam

Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639
1-562-903-6000