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What does it mean to be human and to bemade in the image of God? What does it mean to be a 'person'? What constitutes a human person? What does it mean to affirm that humans are free beings? And, what is gender? MarcCortezguides the reader through the most challenging issues that face anyone attempting to deal with the subject of theological anthropology. Consequently, itaddresses complexities surrounding such questions as: Each chapter explains firstboth why the question under consideration is important for theological anthropology and why it is also a contentious issue within the field. After this, each chapter surveys and concisely explains the main options that have been generated for resolving that particular question. Finally the authorpresents to the reader one way of working through the complexity. These closing sectionsare presentedas case studies in how to work through the problems and arrive at a conclusion than as definitive answers. Nonetheless, theyoffer a convincing way of answering the questions raised by each chapter.