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SECOND ADAM

A title given to Christ, based on St. Paul's teaching that as sin came into the world through the disobedience of the first Adam, so grace has come through the obedience of one man, Christ the Second Adam (Romans 5:12-21).

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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