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By Timothy Flanders, Crisis Magazine, Jan. 8, 2021

Timothy S. Flanders is the author of Introduction to the Holy Bible for Traditional Catholics and a forthcoming book on the spiritual history of culture for TAN Books. …

Timothy Flanders

If anyone asserts that this sin of Adam…is taken away either by the forces of human nature or by a remedy other than the merit of the one mediator, our Lord Jesus Christ, who has reconciled us to God in his own blood, made unto us justice, sanctification and redemption…let him be anathema; for there is no other name under heaven given to men, whereby we must be saved (Council of Trent, Session Five, Canon Three)

 The fundamental truth at the heart of every single religion states: there is a problem with human existence. The word “religion” means “to bind together again.” Religion is a force of natural law inclination wherein all men seek to solve the problem of human existence (cf. Summa Theologica, II-II q85 a1)Each religion defines this problem differently, and thus provides different solutions.  …