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Exactly what parts of the Bible is Faust quoting when he rejects divinity in Scene 1?

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jjacques | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 29, 2007 at 8:50 AM via web

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Exactly what parts of the Bible is Faust quoting when he rejects divinity in Scene 1?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 30, 2007 at 9:33 AM (Answer #1)

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Faust quotes Romans 6:23: "For the wages of sin are death."
He also quotes 1 John 1:18: " If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there
is no truth in us. Why, then, belike we must sin, and so
consequently die"

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