Unformatted text preview: Why do they mark various things? Why are the symbols chosen? The ones I want to know more about specifically are the first four seals, which unleash the famous Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Each of these horsemen represent something unpleasant, yet random. Why were conquest, war, food shortages, and death the only things accounted for? Why not adultery, money, or vanity? This chapter talks about original sin. I have heard of this before and have always had issues with it. It says that all humanity inherits Adam’s sinful nature. Just because we are descendants of him, I don’t see why his actions determine our consequences. Not everyone is like their parents/ancestors. Also, what about babies who die before they have the chance to know God, or at the very least get baptized? I don’t think it would be fair for them to not go to Heaven just because of one man’s actions....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course THEOLOGY 220 taught by Professor Nichols during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '11
- The Bible