Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground. ‘So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:26).
What does it mean to say we are made in the image of God? Each of the essays in this collection will explore the concept of the imago Dei in relation to a particular topic, seeking to help us think about how best to apply our theology to our work: but first, we need to establish that theology. How or where do we show the image of God and what does that mean for our understanding of who we are, how we should be and what we can and should do?