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Though my friends in the College of Science might think differently Im discovering that being an Arts and Leisures student isnt as easy as it looks I seem to do nothing but read and read and what used to be a favorite childhood pastime has beco a nightmarish journey to paper cuts and bifocals The saving grace as I see it is that so many of my class subjects and readings overlap During this week alone I was required to digest the first three books of Genesis for three different classes Ive analyzed Genesis from a theological viewpoint from a romantic viewpoint and finally in this paper from a literary-type viewpoint For someone who went to public schools and never had any religious education I think Im getting to know the Bib pretty well My recent classwork has provided the perfect launchpad for my theological inquiries What is God How do I as a person relate to Him Parker J Palmer answers both of these questions quite simply in Education as a Spiritual Journey when he asser that humankind was first formed in the image of God the image of love Palmer 17 Palmer goes on to define that being created in the image of God means to be created in or for love Though this is a very appealing assertion I find that there i nothing concrete in Genesis 1-3 to confirm it The text in Genesis is ambiguous and only by interpretation can it be shown to support Palmers claims The first mention of mans creation occurs in the Chapter One of Genesis in the First Story of Creation God created man in his image in the divine image he created them male and female he created them 127 This a well-known and oft-repeated s tement however nowhere does it mention love In fact throughout Chapter One the Bible makes no reference to love at all In
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