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What happened to sin? by SeГЎn Fagan

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Published by Columba Press in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Sin -- Christianity,
  • Forgiveness of sin,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Contraception -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Marist Brothers -- Works by

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSeán Fagan.
LC ClassificationsBT715 .F18 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23975599M
ISBN 101856076334
ISBN 109781856076333
LC Control Number2009464123

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Book desciption from Amazon: "WHATEVER BECAME OF SIN?" BY KARL MENNINGER, M.D. For many years the name Karl Menninger has been almost synonymous in America with the science and the practice of psychiatry. His book THE HUMAN MIND introduced /5. I first read this book in and thought it was an excellent "right-on" commentary on how the slow but steady rejection of the concept of sin was being eroded in our society. It has proven to be somewhat prophetic as we can observe in all of the basic institutions of U.S.(even world societies)/5(39). Whatever Happened To Sin reminded me of all my childhood teachings that I had forgotten most of. Many people never learned these teachings which brings us the crime and overcrowded prisons today. This is a great book that let's you renew your knowledge of taking responsibiliy for your actions, take care of your fellow man, be kind and good.5/5(2).   The apostle John gives this definition: “Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness” (1 John 1 John Whoever commits sin transgresses also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. American King James Version ×). According to John, one of Jesus’ closest disciples, sin relates directly to God’s law.

  The central chapter of Seà ¡n Fagan's book What Happened to Sin? explains how this has come about. It is a masterly analysis of this major problem under the heading How Sinful is Sex? which not only discusses in detail the specific question of contraception and responsible parenthood, but outlines an attractive and convincing theology of 5/5(4).   Whatever Happened to Sin? Over thirty years ago, psychiatrist Karl Menninger penned the following words in his book Whatever Became of Sin?: "The very word, 'sin,' which seems to have disappeared, was once a proud word. It was once a strong word, an ominous and serious word. But the word went away. Calling something a "sin" and dealing with it as such, however, Dr. Karl opines, may be a useful salvage or coping device. It does little good to repent a symptom, but it may do great harm not to repent a sin. Likewise, it does little good to merely psychoanalyze a sin, . The Bible also makes a distinction between a single sin and a practice of sin over an extended period. (1 John 3: ) Those who “practice sin willfully,” even after learning how to do what is right, receive God’s adverse judgment. —Hebrews , Those guilty of serious sin can feel overwhelmed by the weight of their mistakes.

In , psychiatrist Karl Menninger published a book with the provocative title, Whatever Became of Sin? His point was that sociology and psychology tend to avoid terms like “evil,” or.   "What Anderson accomplishes in this deceptively simple book is truly remarkable, not only in tracing the history of a generative metaphor for sin and its extraordinary consequences for theology and the religious life but also in demonstrating how much conceptual common ground exists between and Christian thought and among the Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant versions of Cited by: 1. What Happened to Sin? From What Happened to Sin, by Seán Fagan. S.M. The Columba Press, I am now 81 years old and since I have heard confessions in 12 different countries and five languages. I also have my own experience of personal sinfulness. Whatever Happened to Sin? book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(3).