Could the secret to who we are lay hidden in the ancient past? Dr. Carmen Imes, associate professor of Old Testament Studies at Biola University, says “yes”! Specifically, Carmen directs us back to the events that took place at Mount Sinai, when the nation of Israel truly met their God. In this fascinating interview, Frank discusses issues with Carmen such as: How do the events of Mount Sinai point us to understanding our true identity today?, have we completely misunderstood the commandment ‘Thou shalt not take the Lord’s name in vain’?, and what does it mean to bear God’s image vs. to bear God’s name?
Carmen discusses all of this and more in her recent book, Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters. Carmen also reveals insights from her soon-to-be-released book, Being God’s Image: Why Creation Still Matters (coming June 2023). She unpacks how acknowledging who we are as God’s image bearers directs how we understand our purpose, identity, and significance.
Plus, Frank sits down with Phoenix Hayes, the Creative Director at CrossExamined, to discuss some of the philosophical and moral implications that follow when we divorce our identity and personhood from our biology.
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