Rejecting Original Sin

Rejecting Original Sin

We must reject the heresy known as “original sin” if we strive for human liberation. This inherent element of the human condition constructed by theologians argues that we are born with a “stain” on our soul that requires an individualized need for divine atonement....
Rethinking Original Sin

Rethinking Original Sin

It was probably during a flannel graph lesson on Adam and Eve — with extensive leaf coverage of their once naked bodies — when as a child I was introduced to “original sin.” No one explained, much less showed, what their guilt-free, nude life in the garden was like...