For many exegetes 1 Corinthians 15:56 is puzzling. In this article, Vlachos wants to examine this text carefully and evaluate previous attempts to explain the presence of the triad of law, sin, and death in the letter. He suggests that the text should be interpreted as an epigram that referred to the garden of Eden.
The word "sin" does not form part of the vocabulary of our culture. This article shows that this poses a temptation to the church to also be silent about sin. It offers seven antidotes against such a temptation.