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The significant difference comes when you include gnomic disposition developed from Greek theology. St. Maximos the Confessor expanded concupiscence to be a property of our human personhood. It's a desire of will. Apart from grace this desire is predisposed away from God. This disposition of will missed the mark (in Hebrew hamartia). This is why St. James ...


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In Latin theology original sin does entails inheriting the burden of Adam's sin (in Latin reatum) referring to penalty (in CCC, stain of original sin) not guilt (lat. culpa). Therefore there is no substantial difference. People tend to conflate Protestant's original guilt into St. Augustine's original sin. With this being clarified there is no substantial ...


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The original sin is the sin that is committed by Adam and it's effects are all passed on to all of his offspring. Romans 5:12 (NLT) 12 When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned. Here's the crux of the matter: Genesis 2:17 (NLT) except the tree of the knowledge of ...


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Calivinists adhere to the doctrine of total depravity and the original sin. Total Depravity - the state of complete lack of desire and ability to do anything for God's glory due to the affliction of the original sin. Romans 3:9-12 (NLT) 9 Well then, should we conclude that we Jews are better than others? No, not at all, for we have already shown ...


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The Church teaches that the human propensity to sin is a result of original sin: Following St. Paul, the Church has always taught that the overwhelming misery which oppresses men and their inclination toward evil and death cannot be understood apart from their connection with Adam's sin and the fact that he has transmitted to us a sin with which we are ...


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Roman Catholicism teaches that water baptism done in the name of the Trinity washes away all kinds of sins.This means that a baptized person is cleansed from all sins. There is 0% sin in the baptized person.They use the following Bible verses to support this teaching: Acts 22:16 (NIV) 16 And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and ...


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Much of this thread , while very worth reading, is missing the simple understanding that we must have a common ancestor because we have all inherited the deficiency of original sin. How we have a common ancestor we will never know. But the Church states that evolution of the body is appropriate to consider. So, if we share genes with Chimps, that makes no ...



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