The Joy of Being Wrong

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The Joy of Being Wrong

Original Sin Through Easter Eyes

This pioneering work of theological anthropology looks at original sin in the light of the resurrection, and shows how forgiveness has become the way of transformation.

Reviews and endorsements

“I do not see how this book will not become a standard work on the subject.”
—Sebastian Moore, author of The Power of Love

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“A summa of sorts—thoroughly original. While remaining faithful to tradition, James Alison is constantly breaking new ground for its understanding and application.”
Andrew J. McKenna, chair of the department of modern languages, Loyola University of Chicago

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"A groundbreaking book."
James G. Williams, professor of religion, Syracuse University

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"A terrific book—like everything James Alison does—full of tremendous spiritual and theological insight."
René Girard, author of Violence and the Sacred

9780824516765
Paperback / 336 pages
Dimensions: 6 x 9
HERDER & HERDER, 1998