367. Sin


See also 146. EVIL ; 203. HELL ; 205. HERESY ; 349. RELIGION ; 392. THEOLOGY .

hamartiology
Theology. the study or science of the doctrine of sin.
hamartomania
an obsession with sin.
hamartophobia
an abnormal fear of error or sin.
peccancy
1. the state or condition of being sinful or in sin.
2. a sinful act. —peccant, adj.
peccatiphobia, peccatophobia
an abnormal fear of sinning.
simony
the sin or offense of selling or granting for personal advantage church appointments, benefices, preferments, etc. —simonist, n.

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