felix culpa

Latin noun phrase

fe·​lix cul·​pa ˈfā-liks-ˈku̇l-pä How to pronounce felix culpa (audio)
: fortunate fault
used especially of original sin, which is redeemed by the coming of Christ

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“Felix culpa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felix%20culpa. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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