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Creating God in our image

Creating God in our image

a case study of anthropomorphic language in rabbinic literature

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Image of God in rabbinical literature.,
  • Image (Theology).,
  • Anthropomorphism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Glenn Edward Witmer.
    SeriesCanadian thesis -- MQ-64789.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (97 frames).
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19334544M
    ISBN 100612647897

    As we turn to Genesis ,27 and search the pages of inspiration, we find the patriarch Moses giving this inspired testimony concerning the creation of man: "And the Lord God said, Let us make man in our image and in our likeness and let him have dominion of the fowl of the air, the fish of the sea, the beast of the field and everything that creepeth upon the face of the on: Charles E. Davis St. Paul, Minnesota.   Sometimes I feel this is actually what has happened in popular evangelicalism. Our “Jesus” is actually a reflection of ourselves. This is the constant danger when we don’t simply open the Scriptures and listen to their testimony about Jesus: we make a Jesus in our own image Author: Sinclair Ferguson.

      How to Stop Creating God in Your Own Image,Katie Howard - Read more about spiritual life growth, Christian living, and faith. Let's stand at the doors of our churches shouting, all you who are.   I wonder, how much more our world would reflect God’s peace and justice if we stopped creating God in our image and risked living as people created in the image of God? God is love, not hate. God is merciful, not vengeful. God is forgiveness, not anger. God is our freedom, not our : Nancy Petty.

    The author addresses sensitive issues emerging from changing Christianity's messages to the world and the resulting influence, not only to Christianity itself, but to western world governments. He maintains that Governments and Christianity have both fallen prey to political manipulation of man's sensitive ego; and the only reason that has happened is because official Institutional. Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.


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Once, in the beginning of things, God who became the Father said to God who became Jesus Christ, "Let us make man in our image" (Gen.

And it was so, and man began in the process of becoming a being like God. Your goal as a Christian is to become like God, in His image.

Let Us Create God in Our Own Image Page “‘Religions’ political version of ‘diversity’ is to allow ‘seekers’ to create their own personalized god. It is a similar strategy as that used by the government politicians because of its ‘laser-like’ personalized deception.

In the religious arena it is deception about God Author: Forrest Davis. At the heart of Hoekema’s argument is the frame of redemptive history.

The image of God is understood in light of Creation (created in God’s image), the Fall (the image of God in man distorted), the redemption of Christ Creating God in our image book of the image of God in man), and the final glorification of the saints (perfection of the image of God in man).Cited by: Creating God in our Own Image: Transgressing the First Commandment When we create God in our own image, that is, from our own imagination, we create our own god and set another god before the one, true Living God of Israel.

Sermon: “Creating God in Our Own Image”. There is a cartoon in a recent New Yorker magazine, a copy of which appears on a white insert in your order of service, with several individuals, including a child, walking on the street with long white beards just like God’s.

The cartoon is instructive for several reasons. You could say that Jeroboam believed in “Jeroboamism” – it was all devised in his own heart. He was his own priest and created his own theology – basically, he created a god in his own image. The tendency to do the same is in us all, but fortunately God has revealed to what Creating God in our image book is like – He tells us in the Bible.

I came across a quote from the book Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott, a book I read a month ago. The quote is from a friend of hers, who she quotes early in the book. “You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out God hates all the same people you do.” My first reaction to reading that was: “See!!.

Author Reza Aslan's "God: A Human History" is less a biography of God than a study of why and how humans tend to anthropomorphize the divine. As societies developed from small groups of hunter-gatherers to large, specialized populations supported by agriculture, ideas about God.

That’s what makes the Incarnation both redemptive yet dangerous. On the one hand, God came near. He took on the frailty of human nature, making possible an unprecedented intimacy between Him and us. His humanity laid claim to our humanity in such a way that his resurrection made possible our resurrection.

Let us make man in our image. by Matt SlickThere are several verses in the Old Testament where God speaks as a plurality. Many Trinitarians quote these verses to help support the Trinity doctrine because they strongly suggest that there is more than one person in the Godhead.

Webster's Bible Translation And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping animal that creepeth upon the earth.

Our theology and faith need to be dripping with a humble joy in the greatness of God as He is revealed in Scripture. We are made in the image of God (Gen.

), not the other way around. As seen in the problematic book by Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People (New York: Anchor Books, ).

This is a great book that deals with various aspects of biblical anthropology. Hoekema establishes the basic tenants of a Christian understanding of man - created in the image of God, fallen and corrupted by sin, operating as a free and whole person/5. Question: what are God’s views on affirmative action, the death penalty and same-sex marriage.

Answer: whatever you want them to be. That’s according to a recent study by Nicholas Epley, Benjamin Converse, Alexa Delbosc, George Monteleone and John Cacioppo, found that we tend to ascribe our own views to God.

Past studies have shown that when we reason about other people. A super-natural Intelligent Designer is not required. The vast majority of humans in the world believe in God and most believe in a personal God that looks over them and answers their prayers.

Many also believe that God created Man in his own image and was the sole author of the sacred texts/5(29). In Christianity Tags Creating God in Our Image, Dopamine levels August 5, Views When people’s confidence in their beliefs is shaken, they become stronger advocates for those beliefs.

The book When Prophecy Fails, an American cult leader, Dorothy Martin, convinced her followers that flying saucers would rescue them from an apocalyptic. Creating God in Our Image A Case Srudy of Anthropornorphic Language in Rabbinie Liferoture by Glenn Edward Witmer for the degree, Master of Theology in Jewish Studies, in the Faculty of Theology of the University of St.

Michaei' s Coilege and the Department of Author: Glenn Edward Witmer. The title of this book is a play on words from the following scripture; “ So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them." (Genesis ) In this book we will explore the many different ways in which our view of God is influenced and thus created.

Creating God | Hidden Brain The world is full of complex religious beliefs. This week, we'll explore how religions have evolved, almost like living organisms, to help human societies survive and. Part of wanting to see Jesus in our image is simply part of who we are.

Deep down, we know we were originally created in God’s image. He speaks, hears, sees, feels, loves some things, even hates. Norman L. Geisler (PhD, Loyola University of Chicago) taught at top evangelical colleges and seminaries for over fifty years and was a distinguished professor of apologetics and theology at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California.

He was the author of nearly /5(14). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Creating God in the image of man?

by Norman L. Geisler,Bethany House edition, in EnglishPages:   Making God in Your Own Image 10/09/ pm ET Updated You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God Author: Neal Wooten.