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  • Aurelius Augustine
    (354-430)

    Born and raised in a North African colony... MORE

  • Martin Luther
    (1483-1546)

    Luther began studies as a lawyer in 1501... MORE

  • Jean Calvin
    (1509-1564)

    Born in France, studied for the Catholic... MORE

The doctrine of Original Sin was devised by Augustine to make Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire. The Reformed doctrine of Original Sin was used by Luther and Calvin to justify the Protestant Revolution.  The doctrine of Original Sin in its various incarnations became the cornerstone for the Gospel of Wrath.