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What is Sin ? - Dun Dun Duuunn - 015

By Jeff Manildi & Allen O'Brien

Sin is a difficult subject when viewed from Biblical, cultural and philosophical perspectives. What is sin exactly and what does it have to do with us?  The hosts attempt a real discussion of the idea of sin while being honest about their personal reservations. They propose different avenues for rethinking the word sin in light of its historical baggage and look for ways that are life giving, honest and compassionate. The episode winds down with a lighthearted game of Name That Sound.   Host Check-In (00:22) Sin Conversation (06:42) Name That Sound Segment (55:05)   RELEVANT LINKS From Our Conversation on Sin Words for Sin: In the Hebrew Scriptures is Chatta'ah and in the New Testament is Hamartia Walter Rauschenbusch, pioneer of the “social gospel” Theology for the Community of God by Stanley Grenz (Book - Amazon Affiliate Link) Karen Armstrong, feminist theologian Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development (series of articles from Child Welfare Information Gateway) The Neuroscience of Free Will (series of links to articles from Scientific American) Monster Energy Drinks Are the Work of Satan (YouTube Video) The God of Life by Gustavo Gutierrez (Book - Amazon Affiliate Link)   From Name That Sound Segment Dramatic Squirrel (YouTube video) Funny Squirrel ! Allan Allan Allan... Steve Steve Steve (YouTube Video) Kittens Inspired by Kittens (YouTube Video)   THANK YOU A big thank you to Mike Golin for our intro and outro music.  Check out his band Soulwise.   WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU Thank you for supporting the podcast!  Your ratings, reviews and feedback are not only encouraging to us personally, but they help others find the show.  If you appreciate the content we provide please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.   Join our conversations on faith and culture by interacting with us through the following links:   Read Us on our blog An Irenicon Email Us at Follow Us on Twitter or on Google+ Like Us on Facebook Love Us   You can also send us a Voice Message at

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