HUMANKIND AS BEING CREATED IN THE 'IMAGE OF GOD' IN THE OLD TESTAMENT: POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE THEOLOGICAL DEBATE ON HUMAN DIGNITY

@article{Bosman2013HUMANKINDAB,
  title={HUMANKIND AS BEING CREATED IN THE 'IMAGE OF GOD' IN THE OLD TESTAMENT: POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE THEOLOGICAL DEBATE ON HUMAN DIGNITY},
  author={Hendrik L. Bosman},
  journal={Scriptura : international journal of bible, religion and theology in southern Africa},
  year={2013},
  volume={105},
  pages={561-571}
}
  • H. Bosman
  • Published 12 June 2013
  • Philosophy
  • Scriptura : international journal of bible, religion and theology in southern Africa
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