RLST 3000 Final Paper

RLST 3000 Final Paper - The Original Sin is an attempt to...

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The Original Sin is an attempt to understand the creation of mankind and how human natures clash of good and evil can be illustrated from the story of Adam and Eve. Throughout the paper, I am going to construe the tradition of the Original Sin and how this has affected the actions and beliefs of early denominations, through the reformation and into modern Eastern Orthodoxy and Western Christianity, while being empathetically objective. In the beginning, Adam and Eve were the first man and woman created by God in the Bible. The story is told in the Old Testament in Genesis, mainly in chapters 1, 2 and 3. The story depicts the creation of man and woman, the temptation and the expulsion from Eden. Adam and Eve were created by God to take care of God’s creation, to populate the earth, and to have a relationship with Him. Adam and Eve were the first gardeners. They lived in the Garden of Eden, a perfect place with no thorns or weeds. In Genesis 2, God told Adam to cultivate the garden, name the animals, and eat of the garden's fruit, except from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. God said that Adam would die if he ate the fruit from the tree of knowledge. Afterward, Eve was deceived by Satan, disguised in a serpent form, and was convinced to take and eat the fruit from the tree. Eve then took the fruit to Adam and he ate it knowing he was doing the wrong thing. After eating the fruit Adam became aware of his nakedness as said in Genesis chapter 3. Their disobedience from what God had explicitly told them expelled Adam and Eve from paradise. Adam and Eve sinned by
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course RLST 3000 taught by Professor Valeta during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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