Dr. King explains the relationship between punishment and sin by referencing the biblical verse, I Chronicles 21:17.

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[Page 1] Sin I Chronicles 21:17- Here David is found questioning the justice of God for punishing others for sins they haven't committed. He [Page 2] seems to be crying out for a rise of individual responsibility[.] We have seen that this idea came to its high point in the prophets. "The [Page 3] soul that sinneth, it shall die." Until religion rises to the point of individual responsibility it stands in a state of unethical [Illegible]
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