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Called to be Human

“Humans are called to be the imago dei (image of God), not Christians.
Christians are called to be human.”

Stanley Grenz (1950-2005)

Book suggestion:
Christianity: The True Humanism by Thomas Howard & J. I. Packer

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  1. Samuel Chiu says

    Hi Anson, where did you get that quotation?

  2. Anson says

    Oh, it’s not from a book, but from one of the lectures he spoke in Systematic C (precisely 14:15 in track D10)

    You find it useful for your thesis?

  3. Samuel says

    Thanks, Anson! Yes, it is indeed a very useful quote. I will try to find out more from his book “The Social God and Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei” and probably he would develop that statement a bit more there, or I might be able to see his arguments on that. I might need to borrow that CD from you later, saving your effort to dig out the necessary info for proper quotation. Sigh, Turabian!