Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 1: What’s the Story on Creation?


What’s the Story on Creation?

Film Focus: In this video, Bishop Don Hying discusses the Catholic understanding of creation including the creation of humankind in the image of God, our care for creation, and the literary genre of the creation story.

Text Focus: Pages 3-6

Discussion Questions:

  1. Why did God create the world and humankind?
  2. What is the genre of the creation account? Why is this important for our understanding of the story of creation?
  3. What does it mean for our understanding of the human person that we are created in the image and likeness of God?
  4. How should the fact that all creation was created good affect the way in which we interact with the created world?

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