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  • The Doctrine Of Original Sin

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    The doctrine of original sin refers to in Christian doctrine, “the condition or state of sin in which each human is born; also the origin of this state.” It is often viewed as one of the most difficult parts of Christian theology. The idea that Adam’s sin was imputed to the whole human race and that we are personally implicated with Adam, is a good example of a doctrine that has generated a great deal of debate. Some theologians go as far as to view the doctrine of original sin as ‘offensive’ or

  • The Sin Of The Original Sin

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    When I think of the Original Sin, I think of the world’s first sin—the patriarchy and matriarchy sin. Today, the world consists of sinners begging the Lord for forgiveness—thanks to Adam and Eve. How different would the world be if Adam and Eve did not bit the forbidden fruit? Would such sin still exist today? “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 King James Version). It is important to keep in mind that no human

  • Original Sin

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    information for the doctrine of original sin. The doctrine of original sin mostly pertains to the Roman Catholic religion. I will be covering when, where, and why the doctrine was originated. Original sin is the theory that every man is born into sin because our mother and father have sinned. The definition given by the Catholic Encyclopedia is: "(1) the sin that Adam committed; (2) a consequence of this first sin, the hereditary stain

  • A Statement on Original Sin Essay

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    A Statement on Original Sin First articulated by Augustine (A.D. 354–430), the doctrine of original sin holds that all of Adam’s descendants inherit the guilt of Adam’s sin and thus incur the punishment for Adam’s sin. Inheriting Adam’s guilt at birth, then, presumes one guilty before God at birth and destined for hell. This is the basis for the Catholic need for infant baptism, for the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception (that Mary herself was uniquely conceived free of Adam’s guilt), and

  • The Cause And Effects Of Original Sin

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    Original Sin is what makes the world what it is today through its effects which cause sin, death, and pain to enter the world. It was brought upon us through the sin of Adam and Eve. Through their choice to disobey God, they damaged the relationship with God and humans. God gives us sin, death, and pain as a reminder that we are human beings and only through him may we attain life with him in a perfect world. Through the power of the Holy Spirit in Baptism, we are able to have Original Sin cleansed

  • The Doctrine Of Original Sin

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    Protestant Reformation. Regarding original sin and hamartiology, Augustine is the fountainhead, for both Protestant and Roman Catholic’s; however, he was not the originator of the doctrine. Depicting humankind’s solidarity with Adam preceded the teaching of Augustine, but none discussed humanity’s willful complicity in Adam’s sin as vividly and thoroughly. Imperative to understanding the doctrine of original sin is establishing the distinction between evil and sin, being

  • Taking a Look at the Original Sin

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    Original Sin In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth ex nihilo (out of nothing). After God created the earth he made “the adam” out of the dust of the earth and by breathing into his nostrils made the man living. Everything God created was Good, the man was also good but only with woman was man complete. God created woman from the rib of Adam. Both Adam and his partner Eve were both placed in the Garden of Eden where they were to live and eat from, everything in the Garden except

  • Original Sin In Joseph Boyden's Three-Day Road

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    Many philosophers debate about whether or not the first original sin has given imperfections to all of us to this day; thus allowing a person to turn innately evil under certain circumstances. The novel by Joseph Boyden, Three Day Road, hints at this great debate and the physiological traits of humans under harsh events. However, what is the original sin and how does this connect to a novel? Original sin leads back to the first two humans put on the newly created planet Earth. These people were

  • The Importance Of The Protestant Reformation

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    religious and political unity. There are also many reasons why the augsburg confession ties into this and reveals its importance throughout history. There are 28 articles included in the confession but we are going to focus on the first four: God, the original sin, Christ and justification. The first article that the augsburg confession reveals is God. The church was a major component to the way of life in this era, so they had copious amounts of control over people and the consequences based on betrayal

  • Augustine’s Conception of Sin in Confessions

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    In this paper I will write about Augustine and his thoughts and ideas on sin in the Confessions, where sin originates and whether or not I believe that Augustine’s conception of sin has a place in modern society. From all of this I will conclude that through Augustine's work and findings, Augustine’s conception of the human person and their human actions are somewhat relevant today, due to the fact Augustine set a standard for what human nature is, known as the ability to desire, think and do, yet