TableTalk Magazine

Secular humanism has no way of explaining either the greatness or the tragedy of human existence. However, the biblical story of creation and the fall provides the basis for affirming both human dignity and depravity. We are born into the world “in Adam,” that is, as glorious traitors.

The Scriptures teach mankind as image bearer, that the image exists in the totality of their creaturehood: soul, body, gifting, dignity,and dominion.

Christian writers sometimes note that doctrine and ethics go together. But while every area of theology has moral implications, the doctrine of man (anthropology) has especially powerful ramifications for the moral life. Who we are is inseparable from how we ought to live. Furthermore, how God calls us to act corresponds to the human nature He […]

Christianity teaches that human dignity is rooted in the holiness of God; it reflects God’s dignity.