Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God

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By John F. Kilner
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Misunderstandings about what it means for humans to be created in God's image have wreaked devastation throughout history -- for example, slavery in the U. S., genocide in Nazi Germany, and the demeaning of women everywhere.

In Dignity and Destiny John Kilner explores what the Bible itself teaches about humanity being in God's image. He discusses in detail all of the biblical references to the image of God, interacts extensively with other work on the topic, and documents how misunderstandings of it have been so problematic.

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Review in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith
Volume #: 69
Issue #: 1
Pages: 56-59
Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing
Year: 2017
ISBN/ISSN: 9780802867643

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