Friday, 1 July 2022

The Image of God and Original Justice

Lesson Twenty of God and His Creation, with Fr Thomas Joseph White, OP, DPhil (Oxon), STL, Rector of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome.

“The image of God exists in the mind, not because it has a remembrance of itself, loves itself, and understands itself; but because it can also remember, understand, and love God by Whom it was made.” -St. Augustine of Hippo The human being is made in God's image as spiritual creatures. We are most like God by knowledge and by love. When we come to know God and love God, we reflect His image most clearly, because then in our faculties we reflect what God simply is.

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