Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 KX

Summary of text [comment] page 83

[At the time of Christ, the mirror of the world3a reflected family and tribal traditions plus religious demands of ritual purity.

‘Something2a’ attempted to satisfy the words and the bondage of these thought experiments.

‘Something2a’ attempted to satisfy the expectations of tribe or family plus the religious expectations of ritual purity.

So the possibilities inherent in me1a were capped by a double burden.

Weirdly, this supports the modern notion of “freedom” as not being constrained by tribal, family or ritual obligations.]