The Seven Deadly Sins: How Sin Influenced the West from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

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David A. Salomonauthor

David A. Salomon, PhD, is director of undergraduate research and creative activity at Christopher Newport University, in Newport News, VA.

The Seven Deadly Sins: How Sin Influenced the West from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

20190322

Praeger

Pages 192
Topics Religion: Society;World History: Culture;Envy;Gluttony;Greed;Gregory the Great;Lust;Pride;Seven Deadly Sins;Sloth;Western Civilization

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The Seven Deadly Sins: How Sin Influenced the West from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

Author(s): Salomon, David;
Contributors: Salomon, David;
Abstract:

This volume looks at the history of the idea of sin as it has influenced and shaped Western culture. Emphasis is placed on an inter- and cross-disciplinary approach.


• Connects philosophical and religious concepts from the Middle Ages to the modern era

• Shows how the seven deadly sins are reflected in contemporary and popular culture

• Gives readers an overview of the seven deadly sins in accessible language

• Looks at the significant changes in the Western view of sin from Gregory the Great to Pope Francis's "theology of sin" to the media's condemnation of minor transgressions as "sins"

SortTitle: seven deadly sins: how sin influenced the west from the middle ages to the modern era
Keyword(s): Religion: Society; World History: Culture; Envy; Gluttony; Greed; Gregory the Great; Lust; Pride; Seven Deadly Sins; Sloth; Western Civilization
Author Info:
David A. Salomonauthor

David A. Salomon, PhD, is director of undergraduate research and creative activity at Christopher Newport University, in Newport News, VA.

eISBN-13: 9781440858802
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440858796
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 192
Publication Date: 20190322