Nawrócenie i wyznanie grzechów jako istotne elementy chrześcijańskiej pokuty w myśli Kościoła starożytnego
Conversion and the Confession of Sins as the Essential Elements of Christian Penance in the Mind of the Early Church
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The author analyses Greek and Latin Fathers Church writings under the aspect of place and the part of the confession of sins in the Christian penitential practice. Confessio peccati is in early Christians writers thought the essential element in the penitential practice of the Church. The confession of the sin initiates the whole process of the Christian penitence. The confession calls grace and the God mercy. Confessio peccati is the first of all internal spiritual work over oneself. During the confession the Holy Spirit accompanies the sinner. The sinner should recognize his sinful in the confession and stand up in the face of God and Church in the whole truth. The sinner should confess sins from the own will. The confession has to direct to the conversion. The sinner then really merit on the mercy of the remission of sins.
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