From the Nov/Dec, 2016 issue of Touchstone
Sharpened Image by J. Daryl Charles

Sharpened Image

Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God
by John F. Kilner
Eerdmans, 2015
(402 pages, $35.00, paperback)

reviewed by J. Daryl Charles

As the news on any given day will confirm, the pressing ethical issues of our time, virtually without exception, concern what it means to be human and the nature of human dignity. Not helping matters, it scarcely needs saying, is the prevailing social climate—a sort of "cultural totalitarianism," as one social critic has called it—which expresses itself in the form of a "secular inquisition" against those daring to engage in moral reasoni . . .


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