Jesus Sin and Perfection in Early Christianity

The sin of some has led to death, even among the faithful who have not been acting all that faithful in relation to one another or in relation to ... 39 “In Defense of Sin,” The Province of the Heart (London: Catholic Book Club, 1959), ...

Author: Jeffrey S. Siker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107105416

Category: Bibles

Page: 337

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The first full-length study to trace how early Christians came to view Jesus as sinless, this volume presents a taxonomy of sin in early Judaism and examines moments in Jesus' life associated with sinfulness. It explores the implications of a retrospective faith that elevated Jesus to perfect divinity, redefining sin.