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Glittering vices : a new look at the seven deadly sins and their remedies

Author: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second EditionView all editions and formats
Drawing on centuries of wisdom from the Christian ethical tradition, this book takes readers on a journey of self-examination, exploring why our hearts are captivated by glittery but false substitutes for true human goodness and happiness. The first edition sold 35,000 copies and was a C. S. Lewis Book Prize award winner. Now updated and revised throughout, the second edition includes a new chapter on grace and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
ISBN: 9781587434402 1587434407
OCLC Number: 1112790165
Description: xii, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Why study the vices? --
Gifts from the desert: the origins and history of the vices tradition --
Vainglory: image is everything --
Envy: feeling bitter when others have it better --
Sloth (Acedia): resistance to the demands of love --
Avarice: possession and mastery --
Wrath: holy emotion or hellish passion? --
Gluttony: feeding your face and starving your heart --
Lust: sexuality stripped down --
The rest of the journey: Self-examination, the seven capital vices, and spiritual formation.
Responsibility: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung.


This practical resource, now updated and revised throughout, helps Christian readers evaluate and reflect on contemporary conceptions of vices and possible remedies.  Read more...


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