THE HUMAN BEING AS THE IMAGE OF GOD AND SLAUGHTERED IN THE NAME OF GOD: A BIBLICAL SUBVERSION OF ANCIENT AND MODERN CONCEPTS OF HUMAN DIGNITY

Klaas Spronk

Abstract


The biblical basis for human dignity is usually found in the belief expressed in Genesis 1:26 that God created the human beings "in his own image".  This concept, however, does not play a primary role in the Bible. ...

Keywords


Creation; Human dignity; Image of God; Violence

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7833/95-0-1395

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