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57 Cards in this Set

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Iranaeus - what was lost at fall
Man lost God's likeness but retained God's image - doesn't bear God's image fully until regenerated
Irenaeus - view of image
Image is man's nature as a rational and free being
Irenaeus viewed man as having this many parts
three: body, soul, and spirit
Aquinas - view of fall
Man lost supernatural grace that allowed his reason and intellect to rule. Fallen man retains lesser version of image
Aquinas - view of image
Image consists of man's intellect/reason
Calvin - view of fall
man lost supernatural gifts of faith, love, charity, etc. Image was all but obliterated by fall
Calvin - view of image
Image is primarily the soul
Barth - view of fall
Doesn't recognize a historical fall (along with Brunner)
Barth - view of image
Image consists primarily in man's capacity for relationship
Brunner - view of fall
Doesn't recognize a historical fall (along with Barth)
Brunner - view of image
Man lost image materially (his ability for a proper response) but not formally (his responsibility to God) through sinfulness
Berkhouer - view of fall
Man lost image but retained a "continuing humanity" (what traditional Reformed theologians called the "retained broader image.")
Berkhouer - view of image
Sees image as dynamic, not static. Image is VERB - doesn't consist in structural qualities that resemble God but in concretely visible sanctification.
Two basic senses/original responsibilities of "imaging"
to mirror and to represent
Berkhof's restricted (narrower) image
"the spiritual qualities with which man was created, namely, true knowledge, righteousness, and holiness."
Berkhof's comprehensive (broader) image
Man is a "spiritual being, rational, moral, and immortal; in the body, not as a material substance, but as the organ of the soul; and in man's dominion over the lower creation."
Reformed theologians usually speak about the narrower image having been
completely lost through man's fall into sin.
Reformed theologians usually speak about the broader image having been
not lost but corrupted and perverted by sin.
He questions the distinction between the broader and narrower aspects of the image of God
idealistic anthropology
humans are basically spirit
materialistic anthropology
humans are mainly body/matter
Skinner said
One's conduct is determined by environment
scholastic view synthesized
Aristotelean view and Christian view
application of scholastic view to sin
sins of flesh worse than sins of spirit
To be a person means to have
independence - not absolute but relative
Bib. ref. "Let us make man in our image."
Gen. 1:26-28
Bib. ref. "When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God. Male and female..."
Gen. 5:1-3
Bib. ref. - murder forbidden because of image
Gen. 9:6
Bib. ref. tongue - men created in God's likeness
James 3:9
Bib. ref. "He is the firstborn over all creation"
Col. 1:15
The goal of redemption
to be fully conformed to the image of Christ
Image of God is not _______ but ______
The chief characteristic of the image of God is
Christians should see themselves as people who are ________, though not yet __________
genuinely new/totally new
Renewal in the image of God is not just an____________ but an ________________
Aspects of "likeness" seen in creation account
dominion, male and female, personhood
Aspects of "blessing" seen in creation account
dominion, marriage and children
Psalm 8
You made him a little lower than... angels? God?
To find the chief characteristics of the image of God, we must
Look to Christ, where we find that the chief characteristic is LOVE
________ is at the heart of Brunner's understanding of man and of his purpose for his existence
Man's true function, according to Brunner
having loving fellowship with God
Brunner's distinction of image seperates it into
formal and material senses
Brunner's formal aspect of the image of God
man's responsibility - his capacity to respond to god's love, his need to give an answer to God
Parts of Brunner's "formal image" include
freedom, reason, conscience, and language
Brunner sees the "formal image of God" as the ____ sense of the image, and says man can never loose this sense of image
The material aspect of the image of God , according to Brunner, is
man's ability to respond rightly (give the right answer) to God.
According to Brunner, man has lost this wholly, not partially.
The material aspect of the image of God.
The restorations of the material aspect of the image of God is, to Brunner, at the heart of
the doctrine of reconcilliation
According to Brunner, God did not intend that
the image should be split into two aspects.
The Father of neo-orthodoxy
Karl Barth
The image of God is not to be found in man's intellect or reason, or in man in any structural sense at all, according to
Karl Barth
For Barth, the image of God is found in
the confrontational relationship between man and man and man and womrn, because it shows a similar capacity for relationhip with man as man has with God.
For Barth there is not between God and man an ______ of _____ but an ______ of ________.
analogy of being/analogy of relation
Barth on loss of image
Barth does not belive the image of God was lost in Fall.
For Barth, the image of God cannot really be renewed because
how would one "renew" a "capacity" for relationship?
Berkhouer was primarily concerned with man's ________ rather than with ____________.
function/who he is
Hookema believes that man's ___________ is primary and his ____________ is secondary.