In Dante’s Inferno, Satan, denizen of the deepest hell, is found frozen in a block of ice, utterly unable to move. As anyone who has ever tried to quit smoking or eating junk food only to pick up that cigarette or that bag of crunchy or gooey things in a burst of wild rebellion can … Continue reading Getting Unstuck
They won't actually kill you (at least not right away) but you can be sure that they are habit forming, unhealthy, and they will kill your spiritual life over time - The Seven Deadly Sins http://goo.gl/F3AK
Experimental Theology: Wisdom and Sin As noted above, students aren't disinterested interlocutors. And very often they are acting in "bad faith," to use Satre's term. That is, they are running from their freedom and responsibilities. They are shopping for an endorsement from an authority figure when they need to start taking responsibility for the hard … Continue reading Wisdom and Sin
Seven Deadly Sins: Consequences
In response to a friend’s questions about why does evil seem to always get the upper hand ? Why do evil people always seem to come out on top ? Why are people so susceptible to evil ? The short answer is that we really don’t know why God allows evil to exist and have … Continue reading pondering the seeming invincibility of evil….
Is Sin Genetic? | The Blackbird Press | This article claims it is, and I more or less concur. I think a better approach would be to say that we have all sorts of needs and desires which are mostly (though not totally) genetic but we also have the ability to make decisions regarding the … Continue reading Is Sin Genetic? | The Blackbird Press
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