Definition of felix culpa in English:
1The sin of Adam viewed as fortunate, because it brought about the blessedness of the Redemption.
- There is no celebration of the felix culpa in Milton's treatise; instead, there is a conditioning of the reader to the epistemological conditions the Fall imposes.
- It is not surprising, therefore, to find Milton invoking the idea of the felix culpa in the poem
- Just this once, I'm not going to go on about just how very much I love the felix culpa passage from the Catholic liturgies.
Mid 20th century: Latin, literally 'happy fault'.
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