How could Bishop Barnes, a Cambridge mathematician, have gone so badly wrong?
Over the years, theologians have understood "the image of God" in various ways, but the image of God is fundamentally Jesus Christ in his Incarnation.
Our lives center around my son’s autism. It is the compass that keeps us ever pointing away from ourselves and towards some unknown horizon.
Formed in the image and likeness of God, / We rejoice; / Fired by violence and facing away, / We recoil; / Defaced, despairing, curved in on ourselves, / We cry; / Remaking, repairing, curved into the world, / You come, the Image of God.