Original Sin


#1

Can you tell me about a really comprehensive, in-depth study of the Catholic (loss of preternatural gifts) and Protestant (total depravity) understandings of original sin? Something that goes into to the history and theology of each and is based upon Scripture, Tradition, reason, and the Magisterium.

Preferably a good book.

Thank you very much,
Justin


#2

Dear Justin,
Yes, I can recommend a few, all available through Catholic Answers:

  1. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott
    shop.catholic.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/online-store/scstore/p-B0154.html?L+scstore+lxwl1656ff377237+1127447256

  2. The Salvation Controversy by Jimmy Akin
    shop.catholic.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/online-store/scstore/p-CB258.html?L+scstore+lxwl1656ff377237+1129168032

  3. The Catechism of the Catholic Church
    shop.catholic.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/online-store/scstore/p-B0201.html?L+scstore+lxwl1656ff377237+1127247928


DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.