Schleiermacher (Original Sin)



Dr. King records Friedrich Schleiermacher’s views on original sin.

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Schleiermacher (Original Sin)
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[Obverse] Schleiermacher (Original Sin) According to him there is a sinfulness already present in every man before he commits acts of sin, and coming from a source beyond his own individual existence. This sinfulness is not something of positive nature in itself, but a defect consisting in a total inability to bring the [Reverse] activities of one's nature under the control of the religious feeling.
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