Virtues and Vices: Stories of the Moral Life

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Each author presents a story on each of the seven virtues--faith, hope, charity, justice, temperance, fortitude, and prudence--and then offers a story on each of the seven deadly sins--pride, covetousness, lust, anger, sloth, and gluttony. This highly accessible book is inspired by scripture and oral tradition.

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Overview

Each author presents a story on each of the seven virtues--faith, hope, charity, justice, temperance, fortitude, and prudence--and then offers a story on each of the seven deadly sins--pride, covetousness, lust, anger, sloth, and gluttony. This highly accessible book is inspired by scripture and oral tradition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664232351
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 1,310,791
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Andrew M. Greeley is one of the most influential Catholic thinkers and writers of our time. Priest, sociologist, author and journalist, Father Greeley has built an international assemblage of devout fans over a career that spans five decades. He is the author of over fifty best-selling novels and more than one hundred works of non-fiction and his writing has been translated into twelve languages. A Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona and a Research Associate with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Father Greeley is a respected scholar whose current research focuses on the Sociology of Religion.

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism and Bard Center Fellow at the Bard College Institute of Advanced Theology in Annondale-on-Hudson, New York. He is the author of several books, including Judaism When Christianity Began, The Emergence of Judaism, and the popular textbook World Religions in America, all of which are available from WJK.

Mary Greeley Durkin is coauthor of a number of books, including How to Save the Catholic Church, An Epidemic of Joy: Stories in the Spirit of Jesus, and The Book of Love: A Treasury Inspired by the Greatest of Virtues.

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