Augustine - Free Will and Grace Lecture outline

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Augustine – Free Will and Grace Lecture Outline Augustine The Grace of Christ and Original Sin I. Original Creation A. God created human beings with free will and intellect All human beings have the power to choose ("ability") between good and evil = will 1. all human beings have the power to know the difference between good and evil = conscience, intellect 2. the combination of free will and intellect are the basis of human freedom II. Sin and the Fall A. The Fall damages will and intellect 1. the will is not just tarnished, it is severely crippled 2. the intellect is not just "in a fog", its very power is crippled B. The products of human sin in the world inhibit human freedom substantially 1. the will, already crippled, is severely constrained by circumstances – both internal (psychological, emotional, biological) and external (social, economic, physical) 2. the intellect, already weakened, strains through more than a fog to know or seek the good C. "ability", "will"/desire, "action"
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