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

Author: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Brazos Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contemporary culture trivializes, psychologizes, or even dismisses the seven vices as if they have no serious moral or spiritual implications. Glittering Vices clears that misconception with a brief history of the vices and an informative chapter on each "deadly sin." Readers gain practical understanding of how the vices shape our culture and why gluttony, lust, sloth, and others are, in fact, incredibly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
ISBN: 9781587432323 1587432323
OCLC Number: 263988226
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Gifts from the desert: the origins and history of the vices tradition --
Envy: feeling bitter when others have it better --
Vainglory: image is everything --
Sloth: resistance to the demands of love --
Avarice: I want it all --
Anger: holy emotion or hellish passion? --
Gluttony: feeding your face and starving your heart --
Lust: smoke, fire, and ashes.
Responsibility: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung.


A new look at ancient and enduring Christian moral wisdom on the Seven Deadly Sins, their meaning for today, and possible remedies.  Read more...


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