The doctrine of original sin must once have had a meaning and a purpose.
We need not have recourse to the doctrine of original sin in order to account for these.
It has all the paradox of original sin in the service of aboriginal faith.
Science is the first sin, the germ of all sin, original sin.
They won't think of it as simian-ness; they call it original sin.
Generally, however, it is original sin that is advanced as the cause of suffering.
His sermons used to arouse all the original sin in me, when I had to listen to them.
Ever since then they have been purging themselves of their original sin.
Paul's theory of original sin was to some extent idiosyncratic.
This is true, but before the original sin there may have been neither pain nor submission.