St. Augustine on human nature

St. Augustine on human nature     (Developments in Christian Thought 1a)

  1. Describe the situation between Adam and Eve, creation and God at the beginning of Genesis.
  2. What is cupiditas?
  3. What is caritas?
  4. How does the story of the Fall show cupiditas?
  5. What is the effect of cupiditas over the human will?
  6. How does St. Paul describe the effects of the Fall on the human will?
  7. Describe Adam and Eve’s relationship before the Fall? Refer to St. Augustine’s City of God in your answer.
  8. Describe Adam and Eve’s relationship after the Fall?
  9. What is concupiscence?
  10. What is the doctrine of original sin?
  11. How is original sin transmitted and who does it affect?
  12. What is the impact of original sin on the will?
  13. What is the impact of original sin on human relationships?
  14. What does St. Augustine say is the only answer to original sin?
  15. What is the role of the virgin birth in bringing salvation?
  16. What is the role of the death of Jesus in bringing salvation?
  17. What is the role of the resurrection in bringing salvation?
  18. What is meant by the term summon bonum?
  19. Outline the Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard?
  20. What does the Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard teach about grace?
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