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5 Sin and Evil
(Note: Although these questions arise from
specific sections of the chapter, please allow
the whole chapter to possibly supplement your
the two categories into which the reasons for
the gap between hopes/dreams and reality can
what historic event are these problems (this problem,
"evil") ulitmately rooted.
the creation and fall of angels.
is Satan's primary goal?
does this goal of Satan relate to "original
is original sin evident in babies?
is the teaching of "original sin" offensive
the relationship of ?original sin? to the bound
will and both horizontal and vertical relationships.
does KOLB discuss the Fall as a "falling
upwards"? How is this related to "Pride"?
"defensiveness," both Adam's reaction
to God after the fall and our own.
cannot do it right because at the core of our
beings we are not right, that is, we are not right
with God." Discuss (How would you explain
this idea to somebody),.
discussing several ways of distinguishing sin,
KOLB discusses the complexities of evil in human
experience. Discuss the four forms of evil which
do not sort out easily as either our fault or
the fault of someone or something else.
is the human reaction to being overwhelmed by
evil from outside ourselves? From inside ourselves?
What ultimately can bring resolution to each of
sin(p. 90, 92, 98)
"being curved in upon ourselves" (incurvatus
sin of commission
sin of ommission
voluntary (or planned) sin
involuntary (or unplanned)sin