Session 2 - Has ‘original sin’ distorted the Christian view of humanity?
Augustine’s doctrine of original sin eventually became ‘total depravity’ and it assumes that humans are intrinsically bad and cannot desire the good. It has become the pervasive anthropology of much of Christianity – but is it right? David and Tony explore the alternative view through the theology of the great Nicholas of Cusa who declared that at heart all humans desire the good – and thus they desire God.
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