Original Sin: Origins, Developments, Contemporary Meanings / Edition 1

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Overview

Original Sin: Origins, Developments, Contemporary Meanings is the first full-scale assessment in many decades of one of the most fundamental of theological doctrines. Theologian Tatha Wiley methodically traces the emergence and initial function of the doctrine of Original Sin, then follows its rich development through the patristic and medieval centuries, and pays particular attention to modern ideas that have made this influential doctrine so problematic for contemporary believers. She not only highlights how and why recent theologians from Niebuhr to Ruether have sought to retrieve and rethink the doctrine, but also addresses an important question: "What does the doctrine of Original Sin have to say to us today?"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809141289
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 967,197
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Introduction 3
Pt. I Origins and Developments of the Doctrine
1 Christian Origins 13
2 The Early Patristic Tradition 37
3 Augustine and the Classical Tradition 56
4 Anselm, Thomas, the Reformers, and Trent 76
Pt. II Modern and Contemporary Meanings
5 Modernity 103
6 Original Sin in a Contemporary Context 127
7 Original Sin in Feminist Theology 153
8 Sustained Unauthenticity 179
9 Original Sin and Its Meaning 205
Notes 209
Index 265
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