The author deals with the biblical teaching of the image of God and its implications and applications in various areas of life. The author notes that this doctrine has implications for two main ethical subjects: capital punishment and the dignity of man. The doctrine also has implications for contemporary issues such as human rights, the sanctity of human life, and bioethics, including topics such as abortion and euthanasia.
Source: Ligonier Ministries, 2005. 5 pages.