This week’s Glazov Gang was guest-hosted by Nonie Darwish and joined by Dr. Jim Tolle, the Senior Pastor at El Camino Metro Church in Los Angeles.
Pastor Tolle joined the show to discuss The Notion of “Sin” in Islam and Christianity, analyzing
how the stark contrast in two religions’ values fosters peace and
forgiveness in one — and violence and killing in the other:
Originally posted HERE.
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Inasmuch as the good pastor knows not the Jewish concept of sin, let me quickly repudiate his assertion it coincides with the Christian concept of sin. It does not. A Jew can live his whole life sin-free. He is not born a sinner. Furthermore, a sin in Judaism is very specific, unlike the Christian concept ("outside the circle"); In Judaism there are 613 specific commandments for Jews to follow (and 7 for Gentiles), 248 do's, and 365 don't do's. Then, every transgression of these specific laws defines the sin.ReplyDelete