Talk:Image of God
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The New Testament is certainly not post-biblical, and most Christians would disagree that Wisdom of Solomon and and Ben Sirach are extra-biblical, let alone post-biblical.
Imago Dei and the Physical Body
the section on "old Testament Scholarship" in this section has a reference to "Hebrews". I'm thinking that that is a reference to Ancient Israelites, but it also may sound like it's talking about the Book of Hebrews. I'm wondering how to clarify that. Should we just replace "Hebrews" with "Ancient Israelites"? or is it good as it is? Craftyserpent (talk) 04:05, 9 December 2014 (UTC)
Further Reading Suggestions
- Richard Briggs. “Humans in The Image of God and Other Things Genesis Does Not Make Clear.” Journal of Theological Interpretation 4.1 (2010) 111-126.
- Kari Elisabeth Børresen, ed. Image of God and Gender Models in Judaeo-Christian Tradition (Oslo, Norway: Solum Forlag A/S, 1991).
- David J.A. Clines, "The Image of God in Man," Tyndale Bulletin 19 (1968): 53-103.
- "Communion and Stewardship: Human Persons Created in the Image of God". International Theological Commission. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- Joel B. Green. Body, Soul, and Human Life(Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008).
- Stanley Grenz, “From Structure to Destiny: The Imago Dei in Christian Theology,” In The Social Self and the Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001).
- John Harris. Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007).
- Stefan Herbrechter. Posthumanism: A Critical Analysis (New York: Bloomsbury, 2013)
- James Hughes. Citizen Cyborg (Cambridge, MA: Westview Press, 2004).
- Thomas A. Howard, ed. Imago Dei: Human Dignity in Ecumenical Perspective (Washington D.C.: Catholic Univ. of America Press, 2013).
- Malcolm Jeeves. Rethinking Human Nature: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011).
- Ian McFarland, ed. Creation and Humanity: The Sources of Christian Theology (Louisville, KY: WJK Press, 2009).
- Middleton, J. Richard, The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2005).
- J. M. Miller. “In the ‘Image’ and ‘Likeness’ of God.” JBL 91/3 (Sept. 1972): 289-304.
- Yochanan Muffs. The Personhood of God: Biblical Theology, Human Faith And the Divine Image (Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2005).
- Dominic Robinson. Understanding the “Imago Dei” (Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2011).
- Karen Teel. Racism and the Image of God (New York: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2010)—online resource.
- N.N. Townsend, "‘In the Image of God’: Humanity’s Role within Creation and Ecological Responsibility", VPlater (online modules on Catholic Social Teaching), Module A, Living Life to the Full, unit 3
- Wentzel Van Huysteen and Erik P. Wiebe, eds. In Search of Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Personhood (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011).
Image of God Definition/Introduction
I propose we group-edit the definition/introduction that appears at the top of the wiki article. List your version of the definition/introduction here.
- The Image of God (Hebrew: צֶלֶם אֱלֹהִים tzelem elohim, lit. "image of God", often appearing in Latin as Imago Dei) is a real image, concept and theological doctrine in Christianity, Judaism and Sufi Islam, which asserts that human beings are created in God's image and therefore have inherent value independent of their utility or function.
- The Image of God (Latin: Imago Dei, Hebrew: צֶלֶם אֱלֹהִים (tzelem elohim, lit. "image of God")) is a concept and theological doctrine found in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Study concerning the image of God typically describes humanity's relationship to God on the one hand and humanity's relationship to all other living creatures and the physical realm on the other.Pneumatechie (talk) 05:54, 11 December 2014 (UTC)
- ...which asserts that human beings are created in God's "image" so to speak, although the source of this term in the Book of Genesis is not defined or explained. IZAK (talk) 12:22, 16 December 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pneumatechie (talk • contribs)
- An article by Michael Novak 
- Bukhari, Isti’zan, 1; Muslim, Birr, 115, Muslim, Jannah, 28.
- Yahya Michot: "The image of God in humanity from a Muslim perspective" in Norman Solomon, Richard Harries and Tim Winte (ed.): Abraham’s Children: Jews, Christians and Muslims in conversation p. 163-74. New York 2005, T&T Clark.
What would be the worst blasphemy?
When man are created in the image of god, what would be the worst blasphemy?
To say "Mankind is to stupid to survive", because this means "The image of god is to stupid to survive".