What is the Science of Salvation?

A collection of quotes and sayings about Truth from the great traditions of the world.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Essence of Sin

   The essence of sin consists not in the infringement of ethical standards but in falling away from the divine eternal life for which man was made and to which, by his very nature, he is called.
 
 
 
 
 
                                                          Archimandrite Sophrony
                                                          "The Monk of Mt. Athos"