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THEO5030M
Module Reading List

Sin, Public Discourse and Public Life, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Alistair McFadyen
A.I.Mcfadyen@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General Accounts

(and works that don’t fit neatly into other categories)

The wire. The complete series [videorecording]. The complete series.Season 1-5 [DVD]

Marilyn McCord Adams, Horrendous evils and the goodness of God

Gary A. Anderson, Sin : a history

David G. Attfield, "The Morality of Sins", Religious studies , 20 , 227- 237

William H. Becker, ‘Ecological Sin’, Theology today , 49 /2, 152-164 Available as an Onlince Course Reading in the VLE

Donald Capps, The depleted self : sin in a narcissistic age

________, Deadly sins and saving virtues

Kay Carmichael, Sin and forgiveness : new responses in a changing world

Mary Anne Coates, Sin, guilt and forgiveness : the hidden dimensions of a pastoral process

Ira Chernus, ‘George W. Bush's War on Terrorism and Sin’, Political Theology (2004) 5 /4
Article available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Hugh Connolly, Sin

Jesse Couenhoven, ‘What Sin Is: A Differential Analysis’, Modern theology , 25/4 (2009), 563-587

Corinna Delkeskamp-Hayes, ‘Between Morality and Repentance: Recapturing “Sin” for Bioethics’, Christian Bioethics , 2005, 11 : 93–132

_______, ‘Resisting the Therapeutic Reduction: On The Significance of Sin’, Christian Bioethics , 13 (2007), 105–127

H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., ‘Bioethics after the Enlightenment’, Christian Bioethics , 8 (2002), 225 - 235

Edward Farley, Good and evil : interpreting a human condition

Christof Gestrich, The return of splendor in the world : the Christian doctrine of sin and forgiveness

James M. Gustafson, "Interdependence, Finitude, and Sin: Reflections on Scarcity", Journal of Religion , 57 (1977), 156-168

Moshe Halbertal & Avishai Margalit, Idolatry

Trevor A. Hart, "Sinlessness and Moral Responsibility: A Problem in Christology", Scottish journal of theology , 48 (1995), 37-54

Richard Holloway, Seven to flee, seven to follow

Byron Kaldis, ‘Techno-Science and Religious Sin: Orthodox Theology and Heidegger’, Sophia , 47 /2 (2008), 107-28

Matt Jenson, Gravity of sin : Augustine, Luther and Barth on 'homo incurvatus in se'

Serene Jones; Kathryn Tanner, ‘What’s Wrong with us? ’ in William C. Placher, ed., Essentials of Christian theology , Ch.4

J. N.D. Kelly, Early Christian Doctrines

E.W. Kemp, Man: fallen and free : Oxford essays on the condition of man

Kelly, Kevin T., ‘The Changing Paradigms of Sin’, New Blackfriars , 70 , 489-497

David H. Kelsey, "Whatever Happened to the Doctrine of Sin? ", Theology today , L /2 (1993)

________, Eccentric existence : a theological anthropology , vol.1, Ch.10, 11, 16, 17, 24, 25

Joy Ann Mcdougall, ‘A Trinitarian Grammar Of Sin’, Modern theology. , 27 /1 (2011), 55–71

Alistair McFadyen, "Sins of Praise: The Assault on God's Freedom" in Colin Gunton, ed., God and freedom : essays in historical and systematic theology

________, "Healing the Damaged" in D. F. Ford & D. Stamps, eds, Essentials of Christian community : essays for Daniel W. Hardy , Ch.6

________, “Sin” in The Oxford companion to Christian thought , ed. Hastings, Pyper, Mason

________, Bound to sin : abuse, the Holocaust, and the Christian doctrine of sin :

Ian McFarland, ‘The Fall and Sin’ in John Webster, et al, The Oxford handbook of systematic theology , Ch.8

Denis Müller, ‘The Original Risk: Overtheologizing Ethics and Undertheologizing Sin’, Christian Bioethics , 13 /1 (2007), 7–23

Derek R. Nelson,What's wrong with sin? : sin in individual and social perspective from Schleiermacher to theologies of liberation

Derek R. Nelson, Sin : a guide for the perplexed

John Portmann, A history of sin : its evolution to today and beyond

Stephen G. Ray, Do no harm : social sin and Christian responsibility

F. Le Ron Shults, ‘Relationality and the Doctrine of Sin’, Reforming theological anthropology : after the philosophical turn to relationality , Ch.9

Andrew Sung Park & Susan L Nelson, eds, The other side of sin : woundedness from the perspective of the sinned-against :

Andrew Sung Park, The wounded heart of God : the Asian concept of han and the Christian doctrine of sin

Rik Peels, ‘Sin and human cognition of God’ Scottish journal of theology. 64 (4): 390–409 (2011)

Jaroslav Pelikan, Twentieth century theology in the making , Ch.3

Ted Peters, Sin : radical evil in soul and society

________, ‘Sin, Scapegoating and Justifying Faith, Dialog: a journal of theology , 39 /2 (2000), 84-92

Cornelius Plantinga, Not the way it's supposed to be : a breviary of sin :

________, Not The Way It's Supposed To Be: A Breviary Of Sin, Theology today , July 1993 Vol. 50, No. 2, 179-192

Henri Rondet, The theology of sin. Translated by Royce W. Hughes.

Edward Russell, ‘Reconsidering Relational Anthopology: A Critical Assessment of John Zizioulas’s Theological Anthropology’, International journal of systematic theology , 5 /2 (2003), 168-186

Michael Sievernich, “'Social Sin” and its Acknowledgment', Concilium , 190 (1987), 52-63

Kenneth Slack, The seven deadly sins : a contemporary view

Dorothee Sölle, Thinking about God : an introduction to theology , Ch.6
Chapter 6 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Richard Swinburne, Responsibility and atonement

Kathryn Tanner, The politics of God : Christian theologies and social justice (especially pp.107-118)

Tertullian, De idololatria : critical text, translation and commentary

Anthony Thiselton, The hermeneutics of doctrine , Ch.12-13
Chapter 13 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Paul Tillich, Systematic theology , vol.2, Ch.1B-D

Roger Trigg, "Sin and Freedom", Religious studies , 20 , 191-202

Linwood Urban, A short history of Christian thought , Ch.V

William H. Willimon, ‘A Peculiarly Christian Account of Sin’, Theology today , 1993, 50 /2, 220-228

Walter Wink, Unmasking the powers : the invisible forces that shape our existence , Naming the powers : the language of power in the New Testament , Engaging the powers : discernment and resistance in a world of domination

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18th-Early 20th Century Protestantism

Michael Allen, ‘Jonathan Edwards and the Lapsarian Debate, Scottish Journal of Theology , 62 /3 (2009), 299-315

Daniel K. Brannan, ‘ Darwinism and Original Sin: Frederick R. Tennant’s analysis of the Church Fathers’ understanding of Original Sin and an exegesis of St. Paul’, Journal for interdisciplinary research on religion and science , 8 (January 2011), 139-171

William J. Cahoy, "One Species or Two? Kierkegaard's Anthropology and the Feminist Critique of the Concept of Sin", Modern theology , 11 (1995), 429-454

Oliver Crisp, Jonathan Edwards and the metaphysics of sin

Jonathan Edwards, Original sin ,

Jonathan Edwards, Freedom of the will

Dominic Erdozain, ‘The Secularisation of Sin in the Nineteenth Century’, Journal of ecclesiastical history. (2011), 62: 59-88

Immanuel Kant, Religion within the limits of reason alone

Søren Kierkegaard, The sickness unto death , The Concept of Dread [anxiety in some translations]

Jason A. Mahn , Fortunate Fallibility: Kierkegaard and the Power of Sin

W. E. Orchard, Modern theories of sin (NB published 1910)

Philip L. Quinn, "Does Anxiety Explain Original Sin? ", Noûs , 24 (1990), 227-244 (discussion of Kierkegaard, Kant, Schleiermacher)

Albrecht Ritschl, The Christian doctrine of justification and reconciliation : the positive development of the doctrine

Stanley Russell, "Two Nineteenth Century Theologies of Sin - Julius Müller and Søren Kierkegaard", Scottish journal of theology , 40 , 231-248

Friedrich Schleiermacher, The Christian faith , §62-82

Leo Stan, ‘A Reconsideration of Kierkegaard’s Understanding of the Human Other: The Hidden Ethics of Soteriology’, Journal of religious ethics , 38 /2 (2010): 349-370

F. R. Tennant, Sources of the doctrines of the Fall and Original Sin ,

F. R. Tennant, The concept of sin,

F.R. Tennant The origin and propagation of sin : being the Hulsean lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge in 1901-1902 ,

Ernst Troeltsch, Protestantism and progress : a historical study of the relation of Protestantism to the modern world ,

Ernst Troeltsch The Christian faith : based on lectures delivered at the University of Heidelberg in 1912 and 1913

Walter E. Wyman, "Rethinking the Christian Doctrine of Sin: Ernst Troeltsch and the German Protestant Liberal Tradition", Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte = Journal for the history of modern theology , 1 (1994), 226- 250 ,

________,"Rethinking the Christian Doctrine of Sin: Friedrich Schleiermacher and Hick's 'Irenaean Type', Journal of Religion , 74 (1994), 199-217

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20th Century Protestantism

Jennifer Suneeta Baichwal, ‘ Reinhold Niebuhr, sin and contextuality: a re-evaluation of the feminist critique’, McGill Thesis, http://digitool.Library.McGill.CA:8881/R/-? func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=23323¤t_base=GEN0

Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics , IV/1; IV, 2

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Creation and fall : a theological interpretation of Genesis 1-3

P. H. Brazier, ‘Sonya and Raskolnikov: Towards an Understanding of the Origin of Barth’s Doctrine of Sin and Grace’, Heythrop journal , 51 /1 (2008), 2-17

Emil Brunner, Man in revolt : a Christian anthropology , Ch.VI-VIII, XI, XVII(4), XX(3) , The Christian doctrine of creation and redemption , Ch.3f.

G. C. Berkouwer, Sin

Susan Nelson Dunfee, "The Sin of Hiding: A Feminist Critique of Reinhold Niebuhr's Account of the Sin of Pride", Soundings , 65 (1982), 316-327
Article available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Edward Farley, Good and evil : interpreting a human condition

Christine Firer Hinze, ‘The Drama of Social Sin and the (Im)Possibility of Solidarity: Reinhold Niebuhr and Modern Catholic Social Teaching’, Studies in Christian ethics , 22 /4 (2009), 442-460

Christof Gestrich, The return of splendor in the world : the Christian doctrine of sin and forgiveness

Allen Jorgenson, ‘Karl Barth’s Christological treatment of Sin’, Scottish journal of theology , 54 (2001), 439-462

Gilkey, Langdon, On Niebuhr : a theological study , Ch.6-7

Daphne Hampson, "Reinhold Niebuhr on Sin: A Critique" in Richard Harries, ed., Reinhold Niebuhr and the issues of our time

Ron Highfield, Barth and Rahner in dialogue : toward an ecumenical understanding of sin and evil

Ron Highfield The doctine of sin in ecumenical perspective :a comparison of Karl Barth and Karl Rahner Ph.D. thesis available at http://scholarship.rice.edu/bitstream/handle/1911/16152/8900246.PDF?sequence=1

Matt Jenson, Gravity of sin : Augustine, Luther and Barth on 'homo incurvatus in se' :

Wolf Krotke, Sin and nothingness in the theology of Karl Barth : Studies in Reformed Theology and History

( http://scdc.library.ptsem.edu/mets/mets.aspx? src=SRTH_No10 )

Daniel L. Migliore, ‘Sin and Self-Loss: Karl Barth and the Feminist Critique of Traditional Doctrines of Sin’ in Walter Brueggeman & George Stroup, eds, Many voices, one God : being faithful in a pluralistic world : in honor of Shirley Guthrie , 139-154 Available as an Onlince Course Reading in the VLE

Reinhold Niebuhr, The nature and destiny of man : a Christian interpretation , I, Ch.VI-X

H. Richard Niebuhr, "Man the Sinner", Journal of Religion , 15 (1935), 272-80

Wolfhart Pannenberg, Anthropology in theological perspective Ch.3, 6/IIf. , Systematic theology , 2, Ch.8/3f.

Peter Phillips, "The Toppling of Idols: Tillich's Account of Ultimate Concern", Theology , Jan/Feb, 1996, 27-34 Available as an Onlince Course Reading in the VLE

Judith Plaskow, Sex, sin, and grace : women's experience and the theologies of Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich

Geoffrey Rees, ‘The Anxiety of Inheritance: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Literal Truth of Original Sin’, Journal of religious ethics , 31 /1 (2003), 75-99

Paul Ricoeur, The symbolism of evil

Peter Slater, "Tillich on the Fall and the Temptation of Goodness", Journal of Religion , 65 (1985), 196-207

Paul Tillich, Systematic theology , 2

John Webster, Barth's moral theology : human action in Barth's thought

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20th Century Roman Catholicism

James Alison, The joy of being wrong : original sin through Easter eyes

Christine Firer Hinze, ‘The Drama of Social Sin and the (Im)Possibility of Solidarity: Reinhold Niebuhr and Modern Catholic Social Teaching’, Studies in Christian ethics , 22 /4 (2009), 442-460

Herbert Haag, "The Original Sin Discussion", Journal of Ecumenical Studies , X (1973), 259-289

Bernard Häring, Free and faithful in Christ : moral theology for clergy and laity , Ch.8 , Sin in A Secular Age

Ron Highfield, Barth and Rahner in dialogue : toward an ecumenical understanding of sin and evil available at http://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/16152

_______, "The Freedom to Say 'No'? Karl Rahner's Doctrine of Sin", Theological studies 56 (1995), 485-505

G. J. McAleer, ‘The Politics of the Flesh: Rahner and Aquinas on Concupiscentia, Modern theology , 15 /3 (1999), 355-365

Karl Rahner, Foundations of Christian faith : an introduction to the idea of Christianity

_______, "Theology and Monogenism" in Theological investigations , vol.1

_______, "Evolution and Original Sin", Concilium 26 (1967), 61-73

_______, "The Theological Concept of Concupiscentia", Theological investigations , I

_______, "Sin as Loss of Grace in Early Church Literature", Theological investigations , XV

_______, "Brief Theological Observations on the 'State of Fallen Nature'", Theological investigations , XIX

Piet Schoonenberg, Man and Sin: A Theological View

Michael Sievernich, "'Social Sin' and its Acknowledgment', Concilium , 190 (1987), 52-63

Juan Luis Segundo, Evolution and guilt

Jon Sobrino, " Latin America: Place of Sin and Place of Forgiveness", Concilium , 184 (1986), 45-56

George Vandervelde, Original sin : two major trends in contemporary Roman Catholic reinterpretation

Alfred Vanneste, The dogma of original sin

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Puebla, Lima, Medellin, Liberation Theology

Abbott, Walter M., The documents of Vatican II

Boff, Leonardo, and Clodovis Boff. Introducing liberation theology

Carroll, Denis, What is liberation theology?

Charles, Rodger, Christian social witness and teaching : the Catholic tradition from Genesis to Centesimus Annus , Vol. 2, Ch 22-24

Eagleson, John, and Philip Scharper (eds.) 1979 Puebla and beyond : documentation and commentary . Mary knoll, NY: Orbis Books

Gutiérrez, Gustavo, A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation

Hennelly, Alfred T., ed. Liberation theology : a documentary history

Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., An introduction to Catholic social thought

O’Brien, David J., and Thomas A. Shannon, eds. Catholic social thought : the documentary heritage

Poblete, Renato, S.J., From Medellin To Puebla: Notes for Reflection, Journal of interamerican studies and world affairs , Vol. 21, No. 1 (Feb., 1979), pp. 31-44

Segundo, Juan Luis, Theology and the Church : a response to Cardinal Ratzinger and a warning to the Whole Church

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Feminist Theologies

Jennifer Suneeta Baichwal, ‘ Reinhold Niebuhr, sin and contextuality: a re-evaluation of the feminist critique’, McGill Thesis, available at http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/view/action/singleViewer.do?dvs=1330609708606~508&locale=en_GB&show_metadata=false&VIEWER_URL=/view/action/singleViewer.do?&DELIVERY_RULE_ID=6&search_terms=baichwal&adjacency=N&application=DIGITOOL-3&frameId=1&usePid1=true&usePid2=true

Wanda Warren Berry, " Images of sin and salvation in feminist theology ", Anglican theological review. LX (1979), 25-54

Rita Nakashima Brock, Journeys by heart : a Christology of erotic power , Ch.1-2

William J. Cahoy, "One Species or Two? Kierkegaard's Anthropology and the Feminist Critique of the Concept of Sin", Modern theology , 11 (1995), 429-454

Rebecca Chopp, Saving work : feminist practices of theological education

Jesse Couenhoven, ‘Not Every Wrong is Done with Pride: Augustine’s Proto-Feminist anti-Pelagianism’, Scottish journal of theology , 61 /1 (2008), 32-50

Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father : towards a philosophy of women's liberation , Ch.2 , Pure Lust

Susan Nelson Dunfee, "The Sin of Hiding: A Feminist Critique of Reinhold Niebuhr's Account of the Sin of Pride", Soundings , 65 (1982), 316-327

Mary Potter Engel, "Evil, sin, and violation of the vulnerable" in S. B. Thistlethwaite & Engel, eds, Lift every voice : constructing Christian theologies from the underside

Wendy Farley, Tragic vision and divine compassion : a contemporary theodicy

Marie M. Fortune, ‘Sexual Violence: A Sin Against Women’ in Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan & Karen Jo Torjesen, eds, Women and Christianity , Ch.10

Valerie Saiving Goldstein, "The Human Situation: A Feminine View", Journal of Religion , 40 (1960), 100-112

Mary Grey, Redeeming the Dream , The wisdom of fools? : seeking revelation for today , Ch.5, 8

________, "Falling into Freedom: Searching for a New Interpretation of Sin in a Secular Society", Scottish journal of theology , 47 (1994), 223-243

Daphne Hampson, Theology and feminism , Ch.4 Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

________, "Luther on the Self" in Ann Loades, ed, Feminist theology : a reader

_______, "Reinhold Niebuhr on Sin: A Critique" in Richard Harries, ed., Reinhold Niebuhr and the issues of our time

Isabel Carter Heyward, The redemption of God : a theology of mutual relation

Margaret D. Kamisuka, ‘Toward a Feminist Postmodern and Postcolonial Interpretation of Sin’, Journal of Religion , 84 (2004), 179-211

Dorothy Lee, Flesh and glory : symbol, gender, and theology in the Gospel of John , Ch. 7

Marie Elise Lowe, ‘Women Oriented Hamartiologies: A Survey of the Shift from Powerlessness to Right Relationship’, Dialog: a journal of theology 39 /2, 119 – 139 (and see the two following articles)

Bernice Martin, "Whose Soul is it Anyway? Domestic Tyranny and the Suffocated Soul" in Richard K. Fenn & Donald Capps, eds, On losing the soul : essays in the social psychology of religion , 69-96
Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Joy Ann McDougall, ‘Feminist Theology’ in John Webster, et al, The Oxford handbook of systematic theology , Ch.37
Chapter 37 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Sallie McFague, The body of God : an ecological theology Ch.4, Ch.6. Chapter 4 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Linda Mercadante, ‘Anguish: Unravelling Sin and Victimization, Anglican theological review , 82 /2 (2000), 283-382

Daniel L. Migliore, ‘Sin and Self-Loss: Karl Barth and the Feminist Critique of Traditional Doctrines of Sin’ in Walter Brueggeman & George Stroup, eds, Many voices, one God : being faithful in a pluralistic world : in honor of Shirley Guthrie , 139-154

Stephen Butler Murray, ‘The Dimensions of Sin and Fallenness in the Theological Anthropology of Black and Womanist Theologies’, Journal of Religion , 84 (2004),23–47

Susan L. Nelson, "Soul-Loss and Sin: A Dance of Alienation" in Richard K. Fenn & Donald Capps, eds, On losing the soul : essays in the social psychology of religion : 97-116

________, ‘For Shame, for Shame, the Shame of it All’ Andrew Sung Park & Susan L Nelson, eds, The other side of sin : woundedness from the perspective of the sinned-against

________, ‘Pride, Sensuality and Han: Revisiting Sin from the Underside’, Political Theology, Vol 7/ 4 (2006), 421- 430
Article available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Kathryn Greene-McCreight, Feminist reconstructions of Christian doctrine : narrative analysis and appraisal , Ch.3

Alistair McFadyen, Bound to sin : abuse, the Holocaust, and the Christian doctrine of sin : Ch.7.

Sallie McFague, The body of God : an ecological theology Ch.4

Nel Noddings, Women and evil

Rosemary Radford Ruether, Gaia & God : an ecofeminist theology of earth healing Ch.3-7

________, Sexism and God-talk : toward a feminist theology , Ch.7

________, Women and redemption : a theological history

Christine M. Smith, "Sin and Evil in Feminist Theology", Theology today , L /2 (July, 1993), 208-219

Judith Plaskow, Sex, sin, and grace : women's experience and the theologies of Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich

Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki, The fall to violence : original sin in relational theology

Susan Thistelthwaite, Sex, race and God : Christian feminism in black and white

Phyllis Trible, God and the rhetoric of sexuality

Ch.4 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Angela West, Deadly innocence : feminist theology and the mythology of sin

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Bible

Gary A. Anderson, Sin : a history

John Baker, ‘The Myth of Man’s ‘Fall’ – a Reappraisal’, The expository times , 92 (1980-1), 235-7

D R G Beattie, ‘What is Genesis 2-3 about? ’, The expository times , 92 (1980-1), pp.8-10.

Mark E. Biddle, Missing the mark : sin and its consequences in biblical theology

Walter Brueggeman, ‘The Shrill Voice of the Wounded Party’ in Andrew Sung Park & Susan L Nelson, eds, The other side of sin : woundedness from the perspective of the sinned-against

Rudolf Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament

A. M. Dubarle, The Biblical doctrine of original sin

Cesare Giraudo, "Confession of Sins in the Old Testament", Concilium , 190 (1987), 85-95

Herbert Haag, Is original sin in Scripture?

E.W. Kemp, Man: Fallen and Free: Oxford Essays on the condition of man

Dorothy Lee, Flesh and glory : symbol, gender, and theology in the Gospel of John , Ch. 7 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Frederik Lindström, Suffering and sin : interpretations of illness in the individual complaint psalms

Stanislas Lyonnet, Sin, redemption, and sacrifice : a biblical and patristic study

Ian McFarland, ‘The Fall and Sin’ in John Webster, et al, The Oxford handbook of systematic theology , Ch.8

Patrick D. Miller, Sin and judgment in the prophets : a stylistic and theological analysis

P. Morris & D. Sawyer, eds, A walk in the Garden : biblical, iconographical and literary images of Eden

Jaroslav Pelikan, Twentieth century theology in the making , Ch.3

G. Quell, G Bertram, G. Stahlin, W Grundmann, Sin - from Kittel's Theological Wordbook of the NT

Deborah Sawyer & Paul Morris, A walk in the Garden : biblical, iconographical and literary images of Eden

Marguerite Shuster, The fall and sin : what we have become as sinners s

_____, ‘Christian theology: Sin and Fall’ Stephen Westerholm, ed.,The Blackwell companion to Paul

C. Ryder Smith, The Bible doctrine of sin and of the ways of God with sinners

B J Stratton, Out of Eden : reading, rhetoric, and ideology in Genesis 2-3

Anthony Thiselton, The hermeneutics of doctrine , Ch. 13
Chapter 13 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Emma Wasserman, ‘Paul among the Philosophers: The Case of Sin in Romans 6—8’, Journal for the study of the New Testament , 30 /4 (2008), 387-415

Claus Westerman, Genesis 1-11

N. P. Williams, The ideas of the Fall and of original sin : a historical and critical study

Walter T. Wilson, ‘Sin as Sex and Sex with Sin: The Anthropology of James 1:12–15’ Harvard Theological Review , 95 :2 (2002), 147–68

J. K. Zink, ‘Uncleanness and Sin: A Study Of Job Xiv 4 And Psalm Li 7’, Vetus testamentum , 17 / 3 (Jul., 1967), 354-361

plus... commentaries and the bible itself

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Original Sin/Fall

(and Augustine & Pelagius)

Augustine : (NB the translations of A's works often appear under their original, Latin titles Many of these texts are available on-line, via the VLE) Against Fortunatus ; Against Julian ; Against Two Letters of the Pelagians ; Confessions ; The Doctrine of Two Souls ; On the Baptism of Infants ; On Free Will ; On Grace and Free Will ; On the City of God ; On the Gift of Perseverance ; On the Grace of Christ ; On Man's Perfection in Righteousness ; On Marriage and Concupiscence ; On Merits and Forgiveness of Sins ; On Nature and Grace ; On Original Sin ; On the Proceedings of Pelagius ; On Rebuke and Grace ; On the Spirit and the Letter (you might wish to visit the Augustine web site which has on-line text and secondary discussions, much of it good: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jod/augustine.html )

James Alison, The joy of being wrong : original sin through Easter eyes

Gary A. Anderson, ‘ Necessarium Adae Paccatum : The problem of original sin’ in Carl E. Braaten & Robert W. Jenson, eds, Sin, death, and the Devil Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

St Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologica, Question 82; 83; 85

Henri Blocher, Original sin : illuminating the riddle

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Sanctorum Communio , pp.71-82

Daniel K. Brannan, ‘ Darwinism and Original Sin: Frederick R. Tennant’s analysis of the Church Fathers’ understanding of Original Sin and an exegesis of St. Paul’, Journal for interdisciplinary research on religion and science , 8 (January 2011), 139-171

Emil Brunner, Man in revolt : a Christian anthropology , Ch.VI , The Christian doctrine of creation and redemption , Ch.3(5-9).

Jesse Couenhoven, ‘Not Every Wrong is Done with Pride: Augustine’s Proto-Feminist anti-Pelagianism’, Scottish journal of theology , 61 /1 (2008), 32-50

Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father : towards a philosophy of women's liberation , Ch.2 , Pure Lust

A. M. Dubarle, The Biblical doctrine of original sin

Stephen J. Duffy, "Our Hearts of Darkness: Original Sin Revisited", Theological studies , 49 (1988), 597-622

Jonathan Edwards, Original sin , Freedom of the will

R. F. Evans, Pelagius : inquiries and reappraisals.

____, Four letters of Pelagius

Granten, Eva-Lotta, ‘‘Born Sinners’ Striving for Perfection: Criteria for the Construction of a Contemporary Lutheran Theology of Original Sin’, Dialog: a journal of theology , 48/1, 97-103

Herbert Haag, "The Original Sin Discussion", Journal of Ecumenical Studies , X (1973), 259-289

Immanuel Kant, Religion within the limits of reason alone

Søren Kierkegaard, The sickness unto death , The Concept of Dread

Martin Luther, Bondage of the will

Alistair McFadyen, Bound to sin : abuse, the Holocaust, and the Christian doctrine of sin , esp. Ch.2

Ian A. McFarland, In Adam's fall : a meditation on the Christian doctrine of original sin

Reinhold Niebuhr, The nature and destiny of man : a Christian interpretation , I, Ch.IX-X

Edward T. Oakes, ‘Original Sin: A Disputation’, First things , 87 (1988), 16-24

John J. O'Rourke, "Some Considerations About Polygenism", Theological studies 26 , (1965), 407-416

Wolfhart Pannenberg, Anthropology in theological perspective , Ch.3/IV, 6/III

Pelagius, Epistle to Demetrius, On the Possibility of not Sinning. Available from: http://libraryoftheology.com/pelagianismwritings.html

____, Pelagius's commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Romans

____, The letters of Pelagius and his followers edited and translated by B.R. Rees.

Karl Rahner, Foundations of Christian faith : an introduction to the idea of Christianity

_______, "Theology and Monogenism" in Theological investigations vol.1

_______, "Evolution and Original Sin", Concilium , 26 (1967), 61-73

_______, "The Theological Concept of Concupiscentia", Theological investigations , I

_______, "Sin as Loss of Grace in Early Church Literature", Theological investigations , XV

_______, "Brief Theological Observations on the 'State of Fallen Nature'", Theological investigations , XIX

B R Rees, Pelagius : a reluctant heretic

Geoffrey Rees, ‘The Anxiety of Inheritance: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Literal Truth of Original Sin’, Journal of religious ethics , 31 / 1 (2003), 75-99

Paul Ricoeur, "Original Sin: A Study in Meaning", The conflict of interpretations : essays in hermeneutics , The symbolism of evil

Albrecht Ritschl, The Christian doctrine of justification and reconciliation : the positive development of the doctrine

Jason P. Roberts, ‘Emerging in the Image of God to Know Good and Evil’, Zygon , 46 /2, 471-481

Henri Rondet, Original sin : the patristic and theological background

Rosemary Radford Ruether, Sexism and God-talk : toward a feminist theology Chapter 7 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Juan Luis Segundo, Evolution and guilt

Gerald W. Schlabach, ‘Friendship as Adultery: Social Reality and Sexual Metaphor in Augustine's Doctrine of Original Sin’, Augustinian Studies 23 (1992): 125-147 Article available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Friedrich Schleiermacher, The Christian faith pp66-72

Piet Schoonenberg, Man and sin : a theological view

Marguerite Shuster, The fall and sin : what we have become as sinners

_____, ‘Christian theology: Sin and Fall’ Stephen Westerholm, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Paul

Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki, The fall to violence : original sin in relational theology

Richard Swinburne, Responsibility and atonement , Ch.9.

F. R. Tennant, The origin and propagation of sin : being the Hulsean lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge in 1901-1902 , The concept of sin

G. Vandervelde, Original sin : two major trends in contemporary Roman Catholic reinterpretation

Alfred Vanneste, The dogma of original sin

Darlene Fozard Weaver, ‘Taking Sin Seriously’, Journal of religious ethics 31 /1 (2003), 45-74

R. H. Weaver, Divine grace and human agency : a study of the semi-Pelagian controversy

Tatha Wiley, Original sin : origins, developments, contemporary meanings

N. P. Williams, The ideas of the Fall and of original sin : a historical and critical study

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Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics , IV/1; IV, 2

Jesse Couenhoven, ‘Not Every Wrong is Done with Pride: Augustine’s Proto-Feminist anti-Pelagianism’, Scottish journal of theology , 61 /1 (2008), 32-50

Susan Nelson Dunfee, "The Sin of Hiding: A Feminist Critique of Reinhold Niebuhr's Account of the Sin of Pride", Soundings , 65 (1982), 316-327

S Dennis Ford, Sins of omission : a primer on moral indifference

Valerie Saiving Goldstein, "The Human Situation: A Feminine View", Journal of Religion , 40 (1960), 100-112

Mary Grey, Redeeming the Dream, The wisdom of fools? : seeking revelation for today , Ch.5,

Daphne Hampson, Theology and feminism , Ch.4

________, "Luther on the Self" in Ann Loades, ed, Feminist Theology: A Reader

________, "Reinhold Niebuhr on Sin: A Critique" in Richard Harries, ed., Reinhold Niebuhr and the issues of our time

Søren Kierkegaard, The sickness unto death , The Concept of Dread

Bernice Martin, "Whose Soul is it Anyway? Domestic Tyranny and the Suffocated Soul" in Richard K. Fenn & Donald Capps, eds, On losing the soul : essays in the social psychology of religion , 69-96

Susan L. Nelson, "Soul-Loss and Sin: A Dance of Alienation" in Richard K. Fenn & Donald Capps, eds, On losing the soul : essays in the social psychology of religion , 97-116

Reinhold Niebuhr, The nature and destiny of man : a Christian interpretation , I, Ch.VII

Judith Plaskow, Sex, sin, and grace : women's experience and the theologies of Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich Will/Addiction/Disease

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Matthias Beck, ‘Illness, Disease and Sin: The Connection Between Genetics and Spirituality’, Christian Bioethics , 13/ 1, 2007, 67 - 89

Christopher C. H. Cook, Alcohol, addiction and Christian ethics

Corinna Delkeskamp-Hayes, ‘Sin and Disease in a Post-Christian Culture: An Introduction’, Christian Bioethics , 2007; 13: 1-5

Kent Dunnington, Addiction and virtue : beyond the models of disease and choice

Jonathan Edwards, Original sin , Freedom of the will

Gerhard O Forde, The captivation of the will : Luther vs. Erasmus on freedom and bondage

J. William Harkins, Psychopathology, Sin, and Evil—A Case Study of “The Disconnected/Unplugged Man”, Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health 10 /3 (2008), 183-210

Stanley Hauerwas, ‘Sinsick’ in Carl E. Braaten & Robert W. Jenson, eds, Sin, death, and the Devil

Matt Jenson, Gravity of sin : Augustine, Luther and Barth on 'homo incurvatus in se'

Kathryn Ann Kleinhans, The Bondage of the Will as Good News to Postmodern Selves, Dialog: a journal of theology , 39 /3 (2000), 93-98

Robert Kolb, Bound choice, election, and Wittenberg theological method : from Martin Luther to the Formula of Concord

Martin Luther, Bondage of the will

Pia Matthews, ‘Illness, Disease, and Sin: the Connection between Genetics and Spirituality—A Response’, Christian Bioethics (2007) 13/1: 91-104

Patrick McCormick, Sin as addiction

Linda A. Mercadante, Victims and sinners : spiritual roots of addiction and recovery

________, ‘Sin, Addiction and Freedom’ in R. Chopp & M Taylor, Reconstructing Christian theology

Alistair McFadyen, Bound to sin : abuse, the Holocaust, and the Christian doctrine of sin

Ryan La Mothe, ‘An Analysis of Acedia’, Pastoral psychology , 56 (2007), 15-30 Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Denis Müller, ‘The Original Risk: Overtheologizing Ethics and Undertheologizing Sin’, Christian Bioethics , 13 /1 (2007), 7–23

Ched Myers, ‘Beyond the “Addict’s Excuse”: Sin, Public Addiction and Ecclesial Recovery’, Andrew Sung Park & Susan L Nelson, eds, The other side of sin : woundedness from the perspective of the sinned-against

Roger Trigg, "Sin and Freedom", Religious studies , 20 , 191-202

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