The Seven Deadly Sins Today / Edition 1

The Seven Deadly Sins Today / Edition 1

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by Henry Fairlie, Vint Lawrence
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0268016984

ISBN-13: 9780268016982

Pub. Date: 10/28/1988

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Sin, like death, is an unassailable fact of life. It is also one of the last great taboos for public debate. In this compelling book, the Henry Fairlie shows that it is possible and necessary to talk about sin in ways that enrich our societies and our personal lives. Fairlie relates these ancient sins to the central issues of contemporary life: liberal vs.

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Sin, like death, is an unassailable fact of life. It is also one of the last great taboos for public debate. In this compelling book, the Henry Fairlie shows that it is possible and necessary to talk about sin in ways that enrich our societies and our personal lives. Fairlie relates these ancient sins to the central issues of contemporary life: liberal vs. conservative politics, discrimination, pornography, abortion, the vistas of modern science, and especially the pop-psychologies that confirm the narcissism of our age.

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ISBN-13:
9780268016982
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
10/28/1988
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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The Seven Deadly Sins Today 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books I've read on the seven deadly sins, particularly as they operate in us, both personally and as a society.