The Imago Dei and the Cross

I will be leading some high school students in a discussion of the relationship between the Imago Dei and de-humanization through violence, in a frame work of a theology of the cross. Here are two articles that I’ve found immensely helpful:

The Irreducible Image: Finding the Imago Dei in the Aftermath of Genocide via yale.edu [download PDF]

The Theology of the Cross: A Usable Past via elca.org [download pdf]