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  • Corruption Of Sin

    an inherent inclination towards this wrongdoing and sin. Sinful actions made every day in society constitute human nature and despite a lack of dependency for primal impulse, it inevitably holds control. Sin continually follows man and once committed must be acknowledged. This unavoidable nature of sin is suggested by Nathaniel Hawthorne…

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  • Rationalization Of Sin

    rationalize that the sound is somewhat comforting, an old friend whose rhythmic sounds are soothing to the soul. After all, it is my home and am I not the king of my own castle? A little water in the basement sink won’t hurt anything. “I just don’t have the time or the energy to address the issue today,” I think to myself as I settle back into my easy chair and flip on the TV. Such is the rationalization of sin. Sin has a way to reason with the weakness of our flesh. Sin attempts to convince us…

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  • Sin In Primeval History

    Throughout Primeval History, there is a theme of sin affecting people and creation. First, in Gen 3, original sin develops, and as a result creation is banned from the garden of Eden. Second, in Gen 6-8, the people are so sinful that God destroys all of creation. Primeval History suggests that people and creation are all linked because both have a cause and effect towards the other. In Gen 3, Adam and Eve eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Because of this action of sin,…

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  • Theme Of Sin In Life

    One of the fundamental purposes of the idea of sin is to establish the threat of an eternity spent in Hell. The goal of this scare tactic is to encourage people to live a morally sound life in order to earn a worthy afterlife. But the idea that a happy afterlife must be earned by living a good life while alive is not a new concept. This idea has existed in several religions before Christianity and it’s (meticulous/precise) and specific list of sins to avoid. People do not need the specific…

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  • The Sin Not The People Analysis

    things and I understand we are all entitled to our own opinions. This is mine and I know this may sound like I am a harsh person, when in reality, I am not. I do extend to everyone their own belief, and have friends that do not see things as I do. So when reading this post, keep in mind, I know this is my opinion and it’s okay by me if it’s not yours. I just wanted to point out a view others may not have ever considered. You stated, “I believe God hates the sin not the people.” I believe…

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  • Hester Prynne Sin

    In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s fictional work The Scarlet Letter, a young woman named Hester Prynne has been spurned from the Puritan community of Boston for committing the horrid sin of adultery. Hester’s offense labels her both figuratively and literally― not only does all of Boston see Hester as a harlot, but anyone who ever meets her will see her as one because of the beautiful, bright ‘A’ stitched onto all of Hester’s clothing. It is not going to matter who Hester is as a person. All that will…

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  • Nineveh A Sin City

    In ancient Hebrew times, Nineveh was the ancient capital of Assyria. The Assyrian empire became very powerful because Nineveh was right in the middle. Nineveh was described as a very prosperous city. The city of Nineveh was built by Nimrod mentioned in the book of Genesis 10:11: “From that land he went into Assyria and built Nineveh” Nimrod was the hunter who helped build the tower of Babel and escorted the world in a rebellion against God. The roots of that city was build up from a rebellious…

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  • The Role Of Sin In The Catholic Church

    What exactly is sin in it's essence? A question that without the aid of an outside stimulus we cannot fully comprehend. Seeing as many aren't fully up to date on this topic, it is important to understand and have the cognition of what sin is. Reportedly, the Catechism of the Catholic Church has stated, “Sin is an offense against reason, truth, and right conscience; it is failure in genuine love for God and neighbor caused by a perverse attachment to certain goods” (Catechism of the Catholic…

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  • Sin In The Scarlet Letter Essay

    Sin in the Scarlet Letter: The Use of Masks and Secrecy Vs. Open Confession “Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.” (Proverbs: 28) These words embody the underlying morals of The Scarlet Letter, an American novel published in 1850, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter presents the unfortunate situation of Hester Prynne, an adulteress in a Puritan community. Hester’s husband, Roger Chillingworth, seeks revenge…

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  • Sin Theme In Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter As we think of sin, we think an act that violates god’s will. Sin in the Scarlet letter is more than just an act, its one of the main themes in the book. Hester, Chillingworth and Dimmesdale all committed sins that corrupted the puritan society. Sin for Hester made her independent, for Dimmesdale it civilizes him, and as for Chillingworth well he turns evil. The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hester’s sin was adultery. Back in those times, sin was more…

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