By Gerald P. Boersma
Augustine's predecessors understood the imago dei principally as a Christological time period designating the team spirit of divine substance. yet, Gerald P. Boersma argues, Augustine affirms that Christ is a picture of equivalent likeness, whereas the human individual is a picture of unequal likeness. Boersma's cautious learn hence argues Platonic and participatory overview of the character of "image" permits Augustine's early theology of similar to God to maneuver past that of his Latin predecessors and verify the imago dei either one of Christ and of the human person.
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