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Augustine begins his explanation with original sin, which has been handed down by the righteous wrath of God in the power of the devil, the human race.As he concludes when the commission of sins has the people subjected by the righteous wrath of God to the devil, so be sure the forgiveness of sins through the spiritual reconciliation of God made ​​man the devil entzogen. The main difficulties in the teaching of reconciliation during many centuries are the 'over-technical emphasis' that was given to these terms owe to.The relative scarcity and inadequacy of the discussions in the early church, for the death of Christ in the Eucharistic celebration was the center of their liturgical life, proves as firmly and as unattainable high the reconciliation work of Christ was for them.The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Augustine; spiritual reconciliation; righteous wrath; Eucharistic celebration



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