Journal Article Critique 1
People view God’s image in relation to humans differently. The purpose of the article
was to present an account of the variations of understandings of God’s image and resemblance to
humans over time. The researcher utilized Genesis 1:26-27 as the base reference for his
understanding of the image of God in man. He looked at the interpretation of God’s image in
man as presented by individuals such as Philo, Irenaeus, Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas and
compared their interpretation with that of Martin Luther and John Calvin, who formed part of the
modern interpretation of God’s image in relation to man.
In his thesis, Simango explains how his paper offers an extensive survey of the
interpretations of God’s image by past and modern theologians in comp...
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