Primer 11

Primer 11: A Little Lower than the Angels

This issue of Primer explores the doctrine of humanity with help from Sarah Allen, Mark Meynell, Andrew Nicholls, David Shaw, Stephen Williams, John Wyatt, and something old from Friedrich Nietzsche.


In this issue you will find...

Introduction – Order out of Chaos (David Shaw)
Our editor introduces the issue and articles

“O Brave New World that has Such People in it!” (Sarah Allen)
The story of humanity, as told by four recent books

Thus Spoke Nietzsche (Stephen Williams)
A vision of humanity after “the death of God”

Focusing the Image (David Shaw)
The doctrine of humanity in Scripture

Ghost in the Machine (John Wyatt)
Technology and the future of humanity

And Who is My Neighbour? (Mark Meynell)
The image of God and the exercise of power

Safe Spaces (Andrew Nicholls)
An interview about abortion

Primer was published by FIEC twice a year from 2015 to 2021, with issues 10 to 12 being a partnership between FIEC and Oak Hill College. Designed to help those in church leadership stay theologically sharp and engaged, each issue focuses on one area of theology, surveying current debates alongside historical perspectives.

Though originally only available in print, this issue of Primer is now available as a free PDF download.

Download Primer Issue 11

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