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<i>The Human Condition: Created and Sinful</i>

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780199259946
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602122 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199259941.003.0005
The Human Condition: Created and Sinful

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This chapter first sets out the relationship between creator and creature, paying particular attention to the unique place of human beings and their call to be stewards of creation. Then, the chapter describes sin, both ‘original’ sin inherited from the first human beings and personal sin (either grave or venial).

Keywords: Augustine; Ecology; Image of God; Pelagius; Science

Chapter.  14676 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Christian Theology

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