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14 - unchecked Church History 13 Warren Smith Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Augustine:  no one close 2 nd  to his influence in West.  After St. Paul, he is by far the most  influential of all. Origen in East It is his theory of Grace in the restoring of freedom, and the theory of original sin are what  established the language of the West. Hannah Arendt says:  The first philosopher of the will.  Sees sin and evil as located in the will as  distinct primarily from the intellect or the passions. Now he’s going to unpack this. Sin:  to miss the mark.  Plato:  Rather than acting to the guidance of reason, instead of seeking  that Good that is rightly judged by reason, following the mistaken desire of the sensations.   To sin is to fail to know the good.  If one knows the good, one does the good. Artistotle spins this so that if you know the good, you do the good.  Every choice we make, we 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course CHHIST 13 taught by Professor Warrensmith during the Fall '08 term at Duke.

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