Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies

Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies

by Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587434402
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 575,482
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is professor of philosophy at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the author of Vainglory: The Forgotten Vice. She speaks widely. Her essays on virtues and vices appear in journals, encyclopedias, and anthologies, including Virtues and Their Vices.

Table of Contents

Contents
1. Why Study the Vices?
2. Gifts from the Desert: The Origins and History of the Vices Tradition
3. Vainglory: Image Is Everything
4. Envy: Feeling Bitter When Others Have It Better
5. Sloth (Acedia): Resistance to the Demands of Love
6. Avarice: Possession and Mastery
7. Wrath: Holy Emotion or Hellish Passion?
8. Gluttony: Feeding Your Face and Starving Your Heart
9. Lust: Sexuality Stripped Down
10. The Rest of the Journey: Self-Examination, the Seven Capital Vices, and Spiritual Formation
Epilogue
Index

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