While Christian theologians generally believe we are uniquely made in the image of God, few agree on the details of what it is that makes humans unique. The topic is rich and complex, requiring us to consider Scripture, theology and science. In an attempt to do this complexity justice, BioLogos has produced six podcast episodes on the imago Dei which at least provide a good opening to the conversation.
It’s hard to wrap our minds around the idea of baby Jesus – fully God and yet with all the limitations inherent to human infancy. Fuller Seminary professor Justin Barrett guest writes our newsletter today, drawing on knowledge from psychology, cognitive science, and evolution to point to the beauty of this dependence and vulnerability.
In our 2019 Advent series, we will feature scientists reflecting on the question “What does it mean to say that Jesus was fully human?” We introduce the topic this week.