How is our engagement with others in civic spaces related to our basic ideas about human beings? What makes us who we are, and how does the image of God in humans relate to our diversity? How might our view of other humans affect our reactions when we disagree?
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The Image of God
The Samaritan woman at the well offers a way to explore how identity differences inform interactions and how we judge others. Students reflect on the implications of humans being made in God’s image.
Language and the Image of God
This lesson introduces the connection between dehumanizing language and violence and reviews instances in media sources, comparing them with the biblical themes of the image of God and hospitality.