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The Main Point of the Christian Doctrine of Sin: We Are All “Damaged Goods”

The Main Point of the Christian Doctrine of Sin: We Are All “Damaged Goods”My previous two essays posted here are about the Christian idea of sin—especially the Christian idea of the “fall” into sin. My main focus in them was “fallenness,” not individual sins themselves. Traditional Christianity of all tribes and types has always emphasized a distinction between sin as a condition of being fallen away from communion with God and from our true nature and sin as individual wrong decisions a … [Read more...]