CALVIN AND LATER REFORMED THEOLOGIANS ON THE IMAGE OF GOD

by SEUNG-GOO LEE in Vol. 2 No. 1 / April 2016



Even though John Calvin, in contrast with other theologians, presented a biblical view of the image of God, several aspects of his thought raise questions, including his language about the body as the prison of the human soul and his view of women as the image of God in a subsidiary sense. Several Reformed theologians have learned from Calvin’s understanding of the imago Dei and corrected his concept by refining it. This paper proposes a theological development in our understanding of the imago Dei.


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