Dec. 2 – Carmen Joy Imes – Being God’s Image [Advent Calendar]

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December 2

 

Being God’s Image:
Why Creation Still Matters

Carmen Joy Imes

 
Paperback: IVP Academic, 2022
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“To really know who you are, you need to know where you came from. Carmen Imes takes this idea seriously and walks through Genesis and other parts of Scripture to capture God’s plan for creation, especially human image bearers. If you are looking for wisdom on personal identity and calling―and how to love, respect, and partner with fellow humans―this is a steady guide.” – Nijay K. Gupta
 


 
Being God’s Image: Why Creation Still Matters is a book of good news. Imes desires for her readers to dive deep into understanding and embracing a life lived in the image of God. To do so is to find purpose, identity and joy. But this book is also a book of challenges. It will cause you to ask how you see and treat those different from you. It will push you to act upon the truth that all people, regardless of race or disability or sex are created in the image of God. And it will make you think about how we steward the creation that God made and gave to us so that it flourishes.

 

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