Concepts of sin: all points of view
The essays in this section describe some of the most important topics in the
field of religion. What is often seen as conflict between liberal and
conservative forces in society can be frequently traced to disagreements about
the nature of sin.
Sin is major foundational concept in Judaism,
Christianity, Islam, and in
religions -- particularly monotheistic religions. It is certainly one of the most important themes in the Hebrew Scriptures (a.k.a. Old Testament) and
Christian Scriptures (a.k.a. New Testament).
Our web site is mainly directed to North Americans. Because about 75% of
Canadians and Americans regard themselves as Jews or Christians, the initial essays in this section will concentrate
mainly on sin as it is described in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures.
Topics covered in this section:
Copyright © 2002 to 2014 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Originally written: 2002-OCT-20
Latest update: 2014-MAR-06
Author: B.A. Robinson