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Man

CAROL HARRISON

in Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263425
eISBN:
9780191682544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263425.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at man in the image of God. The doctrine of man in the image of God, of man bearing the form (forma) or beauty of God, might be said to colour every aspect of Augustine's theology. ... More


The Bible

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the foundational text of Judaism. The first reading argues that the Bible promotes violence. The key problem is God’s covenant with the Israelites that implies that the ... More


Imago Dei

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the nature of Christian anthropology and it relations to other branches of holy teaching. One branch considered is ‘theology’, a term used generally to cover all manner of ... More


The Human as Imago Dei

Isabella Image

in The Human Condition in Hilary of Poitiers: The Will and Original Sin between Origen and Augustine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806646
eISBN:
9780191844171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806646.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Patristic theology emphasizes how humans are created in God’s image. Some older scholarship on Hilary has seen his imago theology as ‘Alexandrian’. This supposed category sees God’s image only in the ... More


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