Editor’s note: The following book review appears in the Fall 2020 issue of Eikon.
Joshua R.Farris. An Introduction to Theological Anthropology: Humans, Both Creaturely and Divine. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2020.
Joshua Farris’s An Introduction to Theological Anthropology: Humans, Both Creaturely and Divine is written to be a comprehensive introduction to the major theological issues of anthropology. Farris is unapologetic in his commitment to the Scriptures and the broad contours of the Christian tradition. He identifies with a “broadly Reformed” tradition and informs readers early that he intends to construct a clearly Christian account that is informed and guarded by the orthodoxy of the ecumenical creeds of the church catholic as well as the major symbols and thinkers of his own tradition. The result is a lengthy and substantive account of theological anthropology that brings the challenges of this locus of theological inquiry into clear focus for…