Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Living Spiritual Rhythms – December 16
The supposed loss or partial loss of humans being “images of God” has had disastrous results for humanity, but especially for the weak, disabled, and impoverished, as well as for those with a skin color other than white, or for women. Approaches to God’s image have all too frequently been more connected to early church, Medieval, or Reformation ideas (of course the case for God too), than the biblical narrative. As far as I can tell from my contemporary standpoint, in that mega story, all humans were, are, and will continue to be “images of God.”