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Man, the Image of God

The Creation of Man as Good News
  • By Cardinal Christoph Schnborn
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God created man in his own image, and the profound implications of this assertion are the subject of this book. Drawing on philosophy, theology, science, Scripture and art, Cardinal Sch nborn reflects on man as the greatest of God's creatures and on the Christian understanding of his incomparable dignity that flows from this truth.

According to the Christian faith, all the works of God converge toward man, and find their goal in him. The world was made for man, and man was made for God. This "anthropocentrism" resounds like good news at a time when many find it hard to believe in God's special and personal providence for man. It is good news, indeed, that man has worth and his life has meaning because God bears an infinite love for him - a love which is the very origin of creation and is the reason for the work of redemption.

Among the topics Cardinal Schonborn addresses are: Christ-the Loveliest of Men, The Exaltation of Man, The Basis of Man's Dignity, Faith in Art, God with a Human Face.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781586174200
    • Manufacturer: Ignatius Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781586174200
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2011
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Cardinal Christoph Schnborn
    • Page Count: 119
    • Weight: 0.38 pounds
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