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4.1 Sin and Penitence
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In Volume 4 | Part D, Summary of the History of the Subject Matter | Chapter 4, Faith

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Just as faith was imagined as a dot of light within the heart, so it was believed that sin caused a black mark on a h…

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Josef van Ess, “4.1 Sin and Penitence”, in: Theology and Society Online, Josef van Ess. Consulted online on 02 February 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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