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The Beauty of Original Sin

Andrew Basden

The idea, or doctrine, of Original Sin got a bad name, probably because of dour Calvinists (who were very unlike the real Calvin). But in fact, it's a very liberating notion. Think about this (remembering that the idea is bound up with that of God's proactive redemption):

In these ways the idea of Original Sin, linked with God's redemption, is a real blessing. I find it profoundly beautiful. And practical. Even though I am still learning to live in its light.


This page is offered to God as on-going work. Comments, queries welcome. It is a shortened version of a 30-page letter to Fox, entitled 'The Beauty of Original Sin', which is available from The Christian Studies Unit, 76 Waterside Way, Westfield, Radstock, Bath, BA3 3YQ, U.K. or from the author, costing 1-75.

Copyright (c) Andrew Basden at all dates below. But you may use this material subject to certain conditions.

Part of his www.abxn.org pages, that open up discussion and exploration from a Christian ('xn') perspective. Written on the Amiga with Protext.

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