In three posts between now and Christmas, I want to offer a theological account of what it means to say that Christ came into the world to make human beings truly human. Pretty much all Christian human rights documents make foundational claims tied to the image of God. It is precisely because humans were made in the image of God that human life has dignity, human life must be protected, and human rights must be respected. If the imago dei was lost with the fall, then to make contemporary moral claims based on the imago dei is entirely illegitimate. We are going to need someone to show us what it means to be truly human, and to help us become that.
Source: Ethiopian News December 04, 2021 02:05 UTC