At the center of the theological and cultural controversy surrounding biological evolution stands the question: “How do human beings—creatures uniquely created in the image and likeness of God—fit into the scientific picture of life’s origins and development?” In this three-part series, Dr. Joshua Moritz endeavors to address this question by exploring what Scripture means—and does not mean—by the designation “image and likeness of God”.
  • What the Imago Dei Is Not

    | Joshua M. Moritz
    Blog Post
    What the Imago Dei Is Not | Joshua M. Moritz

    The language of Genesis highlights the continuity of humans with the rest of creation, not their distinction from it. The Imago Dei, then, is not referring to some physical characteri... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 1 of 3
  • What the Imago Dei Is

    | Joshua M. Moritz
    Blog Post
    What the Imago Dei Is | Joshua M. Moritz

    The imago Dei can be understood as a designation given through the free historical action of God in his own choosing of Homo sapiens out from among the multiplicit... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 2 of 3
  • Chosen by God: Election, Evolution and Imago Dei

    | Joshua M. Moritz
    Blog Post
    Chosen by God: Election, Evolution and Imago Dei | Joshua M. Moritz

    The fundamental distinction between humans and other animals rests on God’s choosing and blessing us for a special vocation and mission. Our unique status is primarily... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 3 of 3