As the Romanist would say, we should apply a concrete standard of culpa.
Etiam si quis a culpa vacuus in amicitiam ejus inciderat, quotidiano usu per similisque ceteris efficiebatur.
But this is not the degree of culpa which can raise a misfortune to the pitch of a crime.
Indeed Aquilian culpa, in which the fault did not extend to intentional aggression, is a juristic equitable development.
With them and with Novatian the idea of "culpa" is also more strongly emphasised than it is by the Eastern theologians.
Hence a set of nominate delicts requiring dolus is supplemented by a theory of culpa.
Regarding this heresy, however, one may well say: Felix culpa.
I have no doubt that this recalcitrance to the crime-novel is a culpa, if not a culpa maxima.
Latin, literally "I am to blame," a phrase from the prayer of confession in the Latin liturgy.