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The Ringing Radiance

May 26, 2012 in Healing the Human Spirit

Divine Entity - painting by Elm

What is this ‘Ringing Radiance‘? To understand we have to look at the concept of ‘Original Sin’. There are many different views on this subject. Let us look at a few of them.

The Traditional Concept of ‘Original Sin

The Orthodox Western religious concept of ‘Original Sin

Orthodox western religions teach that we are born with ‘original sin’. If one applies logic to the consequences of this statement it would mean we are guilty from birth: That we are in effect offenders before we have taken our second breath in this life. And that our only ‘redemption’ is to accept the doctrine of Christianity. If we don’t accept this doctrine we are doomed to eternal hell according to Protestants. The Catholics offer a ray of hope with their transit house of ‘purgatory’ – though purgatory is by no means guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry →