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Known by God : a biblical theology of personal identity

Author: Brian S Rosner; Jonathan Lunde
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2017] ©2017
Series: Biblical theology for life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who are you? What defines you? What makes you, you? In the past an individual's identity was more predictable than it is today. Life's big questions were basically settled before you were born: where you'd live, what you'd do, the type of person you'd marry, your basic beliefs, and so on. Today personal identity is a do-it-yourself project. Constructing a stable and satisfying sense of self is hard amidst  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian S Rosner; Jonathan Lunde
ISBN: 9780310499824 0310499828
OCLC Number: 963360040
Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Identity angst --
Personal identity and the Bible --
The foundations of personal identity --
Human beings according to the Bible --
The image and likeness of God --
Known by God in the Old Testament --
Known by God and Christ in the New Testament --
Known in Christ, the Son of God --
Son of God and child of God --
Shared memory and defining destiny --
Significance --
Humility --
Comfort --
Direction --
Known by God
Series Title: Biblical theology for life.
Responsibility: Brian S. Rosner.

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While the biblical motif of knowing God is the focus of countless books and articles, being known by God has received little notice. This book explores the neglected biblical theme of being known by  Read more...

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"What makes me the person I am? Who am I? These are surely fundamental existential questions with which we all wrestle. In his new book, Brian Rosner takes up the task of addressing these concerns in Read more...

 
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