Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World

Book Resources: Chapter 3: What Images of God Are Present in the Old Testament? (Fr. Robert Barron)

 

What Images of God Are Present in the Old Testament?

Film Focus Point: Fr. Robert Barron explaining how the Old Testament saw the image of God in nature and why the central ethical command of the Old Testament was to not commit idolatry.

Text Focus Point: Page 64

Discussion Questions

  1. What is the dominant image of God in the Old Testament according to Fr. Barron? What are other images of God?
  2. Why do we say that God can be seen in creation but is not present in creation?
  3. Based on the video, why is idolatry such a serious sin in the Old Testament?

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