original sin


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a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam

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Semen was thought to be the infectious agent that transmits original sin.
Three-year-old Brendan gave me a nice image of original sin last night, although I'm sure he was stalling for more time to stay up rather than making an astute theological point.
The story begins with this business of original sin, as the disciples notice the blind man and ask Jesus the age-old question: Where does human misery come from?
Four archetypes form "the natural psychological basis of masculinity" but, because of original sin, and disordered conditioning in the home, both passive and active distortions of these archetypes are in evidence.
In Greeneland adulterers are often lonely, depressed souls groping for a bit of solace, company, or pity, and betrayed husbands or lovers rarely seek the vengeance that so excites Michael Douglas in A Perfect Murder or Antonio Banderas in Original Sin.
According to the Catholic Church, Immaculate Conception marks the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary free from original sin by virtue of the merits of her son, Jesus Christ.
4 -- Don't judge us, we know we're a tad late with the review but that just gave us more time to immerse ourselves in the RPG masterpiece that is Divinity Original Sin 2.
Cardinal Blase Cupich in a column explaining that racism is the United States' original sin (Chicago Catholic)
IN the very serious fantasy world of Original Sin II, religious persecution is law and Sourcerers (sic) are heretic criminals - hence your first hour is spent being collared, packed aboard a slave ship and consigned to miserable survival on a penal colony.
THE doctrine of Original Sin posed problems for modernist writers and artists who celebrated forms of liberation and progression.
The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, preserved immune from all stain of original sin," he said.
This one grand hypothesis of original sin is believed to account for all the evil among men.
In this article we explore the interface between new theories of human evolution and a cultural understanding of original sin.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Original Sin index shows Indonesia's vulnerability at the highest level in a decade, while Malaysia's is riding at double the long-term average, after both governments turned to global debt markets to replenish reserves.
As to whether de Chardin rejected original sin, again, without evidence to the contrary we must assert that de Chardin did not reject original sin.