Dr. Faustus By William Shakespeare Essay

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Dr. Faustus Throughout the play of Dr. Faustus, by Marlowe, which takes place during the Reformation Era, brought about two main religions; Calvinism and Protestantism. These two religions draw close attention to Dr. Faustus because he has a hard time deciding on what he wants to believe in. While he is configuring what Religion he wants to partake in “Faustus commits the sin of demoniality, that is sexual intercourse with demons, and is damned from that moment.” (CITE THIS... IN OUTLINE ) It is clear throughout the play that Dr. Faustus feels damned after experiencing intercourse with the devils, but I believe Faustus’ soul could have been redeemed.
Throughout the world today, there is controversy over the idea of a unforgivable sin. Is there an unforgivable sin? A sin is an offense against religious or moral law ( Merriam-Webster ). I John 1:9 says, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” God wants us to succeed in every way shape and form. The main reason behind His madness is to shape us into following Christ, making Him our Lord and Savior. God also says in John 8:12, “ “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” One unforgivable sin is not following Christ as your Lord and Savior. When you reject Jesus, you reject your only possible means of forgiveness and the only way to gain entrance into heaven. This determines your…

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