• Ieremia Rusu, Assoc. Prof. PhD Institutul Teologic Creștin după Evanghelie “Timotheus” from Bucharest
Keywords: National Unity, Imago Dei, Personality, Trinity, human relationship


This study places itself on the convergence coordinate of Sociology, Anthropology and Systematic Theology fields, as its aim is to establish whether there is any connection between national unity and the way in which man was created, in the image of God, known in theology under the Latin name imago Dei. The author will proceed to study what imago Dei actually means in the first part of his attempt. Afterwards, he will analyze the relationship between national unity as a form of social organization and the constitutive nature of man. The article will end with conclusions of the further study.


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How to Cite
Rusu, Assoc. Prof. PhD, I. (2023). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NATIONAL UNITY AND IMAGO DEI. Journal for Freedom of Conscience (Jurnalul Libertății De Conștiință), 6(2), 263-272. Retrieved from[]=635