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  • Original Sin
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    The Original Sin Throughout the book of Genesis, the serpent has been portrayed as the evil entity several times. The most evident example of this is the story of the snake telling Eve to eat the fruit of the forbidden tree. She, in turn gives the fruit to Adam who also consumes it. This poem is my representation of this famed story. The Original SinA woman and a man, an essential part of God's master plan. The Garden of Eden, the place they lived. They were given all it had to offer, except for...
  • New Testament Doctrine Of Original Sin
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    Doctrines are used as a foundation to Christian beliefs. They serve to many churches as fundamentals in the direction their members chose to live their lives. It is important to understand the historical backgrounds of the doctrines that pertain to one's particular beliefs. I will be discussing this very 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. Or...
  • Rauschenbusch's A Theology For The Social Gospel
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    Rauschenbusch: A Man Ahead of His Time "Theology is the esoteric thought of the Church". (WR 15) What is meant by this is that theology is a part of the Church that is very mysterious and confusing to most laymen. Rauschenbusch has introduced many new ideas into the theological point of view. Rauschenbusch tries to explain that the social gospel is here to help people pull more from theology than just jargon that they don't understand. One of Rauschenbuch's main points throughout his book A Theo...
  • Sin And Eve
    510 words
    The family reunion that takes place with Satan, Sin and Death foreshadows the fall of man. Sin and Death are personifications against broken heavenly laws: narcissism, incest and lust. Satan becomes enamored by his own creation because he sees himself in her image; '... who full oft / Thyself in me thy perfect image... ' ll. 763-764. However, he goes on to commit two other sins as he lusts and goes off 'in secret' with his own daughter. Sin, in turn, gives birth so painfully, she describes it as...
  • Sin With An Historical Adam
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    How far do Christians go to explain the human condition Although there is a consensus that sin is that which sets up man in place of God, that same consensus does not exist when looking at all aspects of the nature, origin and consequence of sin. The earliest arguments can be seen with the views of Pelagius and Augustine. Pelagius believed that we were all born into the same state as Adam, in other words we had the ability not to sin. Because of conscious free will we could live as Adam did befo...

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