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Seven deadly sins

Author: Geoffrey SharpJames LurieFlight 33 Productions (Firm)History (Television network)Arts and Entertainment Network.All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages. Learn how the concept originated - as a way to keep a lustful fourth-century monk from sinning again - and how the sins were pared down from eight to the seven we recognize today: gluttony, lust, greed, anger, sloth, envy, and pride. For Catholic faithful they became a guide on the path to heaven. To repeat offenders, they promised  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Sharp; James Lurie; Flight 33 Productions (Firm); History (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422935965 9781422935965
OCLC Number: 317413102
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on History in 2008.
Credits: Writer, Geoffrey Sharp; director, Geoffrey Sharp.
Performer(s): Narrator, James Lurie.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 329 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Lust --
Envy --
Gluttony --
Sloth --
Disc. 2. Greed --
Anger --
Pride.
Other Titles: 7 deadly sins
Responsibility: produced by Flight 33 Productions, LLC for History ; writer, Geoffrey Sharp ; director, Geoffrey Sharp.

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Examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages. Learn how the concept originated - as a way to keep a lustful fourth-century monk from sinning again - and how the sins were pared down from eight to the seven we recognize today: gluttony, lust, greed, anger, sloth, envy, and pride. For Catholic faithful they became a guide on the path to heaven. To repeat offenders, they promised damnation in Hell and very specific, very gruesome punishments.

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