Byzantine Christianity 2-12-08 Lecture by Reg Kim

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Lecture by Reg Kim We’ve talked about conversion (of Constantine) monasticism asceticism Orthodoxy and the Ancestral Sin I. Intro II. Exercise in Hermeneutics (Genesis 1-3) III. Chrysostom’s Homily 17 IV.Augustine on Original Sin V. Loose Ends VI.Papers Returned Table of Possibilities – Protology – the study/explanation of origins Origins Sin Mortality Shame Command Women Animals Death is a big problem; so is persecution. Why does God allow his people to suffer God (Good) Creator Rest Inconsistencies All-powerful Vengeful Manipulative? All-knowing (maybe not) Loving Trapped Disciplinarian Walks Blame the Serpent Father Talks No chance Human Susceptible to deception Perfect – Image Ignorant? Not Disobedient Free Will Ethical impulse? Curiosity Hiding Conscience Literal Death metaphorical Women as Cause Problem? Literally? Death – Evil? Talking Snake Contradiction Shame = knowledge Salvation? Returning to ground – Prescriptive/Descriptive
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course RSRU 2720 taught by Professor Demacopoulos during the Spring '08 term at Fordham.

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