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

Glittering vices : a new look at the seven deadly sins and their remedies / Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung.

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  • OCLC: on1112790165
  • ISBN: 9781587434402 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1587434407 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xii, 274 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Published: Grand Rapids :Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group,2020.
  • Edition: Second Edition.
  • Publisher: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2020.

Content descriptions

Note: Includes index.
Contents: Why Study the Vices? -- 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 (Acedia): Resistance to the Demands of Love -- Avarice: Possession and Mastery -- Wrath: Holy Emotion or Hellish Passion? -- Gluttony: Feeding Your Face and Starving Your Heart -- Lust: Sexuality Stripped Down -- The Rest of the Journey: Self-Examination, Spiritual Formation, and the Seven Capital Vices.
References: ATS Syllabus Chris Kiesling DM 910B
ATS Syllabus Michael Matlock DM 910B
Summary: Drawing on centuries of wisdom from the Christian ethical tradition, this book takes readers on a journey of self-examination, exploring why our hearts are captivated by glittery but false substitutes for true human goodness and happiness. The first edition sold 35,000 copies and was a C. S. Lewis Book Prize award winner. Now updated and revised throughout, the second edition includes a new chapter on grace and growth through the spiritual disciplines. Questions for discussion and study are included at the end of each chapter.
Subject: Deadly sins.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
KY Campus BV4626 .D49 2020 1161004861 Stacks Checked out 02/28/2022

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