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Original Blessing: Putting Sin in Its Rightful Place

Paperback|Nov 2016
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Of the world's three major religions, only Christianity holds to a doctrine of original sin. Ideas are powerful, and they shape who we are and who we become. The fact that many Christians believe there is something in human nature...


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Of the world's three major religions, only Christianity holds to a doctrine of original sin. Ideas are powerful, and they shape who we are and who we become. The fact that many Christians believe there is something in human nature that is, and will always be, contrary to Gold, is not just a problem but a tragedy. So why do the doctrine's assumptions of human nature so infiltrate our pulpits, sermons, and theological bookshelves? How is it so misconstrued in times of grief, pastoral care, and personal shame? How did we fall so far from God's original blessing in the garden to this pervasive belief in humanity's innate inability to do good? In this book, Danielle Shroyer takes readers through an overview of the historical development of the doctrine, pointing out important missteps and over calculations, and providing alternative ways to approach often-used Scriptures. Throughout, she brings the primary claims of original sin to their untenable (and unbiblical) conclusions.In Original Blessing, she shows not only how we got this doctrine wrong, but how we can put sin back in its rightful place: in a broader context of redemption and the blessing of humanity's creation in the image of God.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 457669
  • Product Code 9781451496765
  • ISBN 1451496761
  • EAN 9781451496765
  • Pages 176
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Augsburg/fortress Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank 73858
  • Dimensions 139 x 152 x 12mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

Danielle Shroyer

Danielle Shroyer is pastor of Journey Community Church in Dallas, Texas, a holistic missional Christian community. Danielle has served in numerous roles, including university chaplaincy, youth ministry, contemporary church staff ministry, chaplain of a retirement community, and pastor of one of the first independent emerging communities of faith. She serves on the Emergent Village Coordinating Group, focusing in areas of social justice and theology, and she facilitates the Dallas Emergent Cohort.

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