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Greed : the seven deadly sins

Author: Phyllis Tickle
Publisher: New York : New York Public Library : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Seven deadly sins.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grasping. Avarice. Covetousness. Miserliness. Insatiable cupidity. Overreaching ambition. Desire spun out of control. The deadly sin of Greed goes by many names, appears in many guises, and wreaks havoc on individuals and nations alike. In this lively and generous book, Phyllis A. Tickle argues that Greed is "the Matriarch of the Deadly Clan," the ultimate source of Pride, Envy, Sloth, Gluttony, Lust, and Anger. She  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Tickle
ISBN: 0195156609 9780195156607
OCLC Number: 51969140
Description: xii, 97 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Being a bit of context --
The argument: Being a study of less than three parts --
Epilogue: Being another prologue.
Series Title: Seven deadly sins.
Responsibility: Phyllis A. Tickle.
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Engaging, witty, brilliantly insightful, Greed explores the full range of this sin's subtle, chameleon-like qualities, and the enormous destructive power it weilds, evidenced all too clearly in the  Read more...

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'Simon Blackburn on lust and Joseph Epstein on envy have produced little classics: written, researched and argued exemplarily, they take their topics seriously but discuss them with elegance and Read more...

 
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