John Calvin's Images

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God created man in his own image. The original image of God that was implemented on mankind was the attributes righteousness and integrity. This original image differentiates from the interpretation of the image of God given by the historical figure in church history, John Calvin, which was powerful and influential. He stated that the image of God “…extends to the whole excellence by which man’s nature towers over all kinds of living creatures…. And although the primary seat of the divine image was in the mind or heart, or in the soul and its powers, yet there was no part of man, not even the body itself, in which some sparks did not glow.” From the statement that he made, it is clear to see that he believed that mankind was affected by the
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