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The Seven Deadly Sins

Graham Tomlin
The Seven Deadly Sins
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The Seven Deadly Sins

Graham Tomlin

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The inspiration behind the Hollywood blockbuster, Se7en (1995), the seven deadly sins are pride, greed, envy, anger, lust, gluttony and sloth.

In this fascinating new book, experienced author and theologian Graham Tomlin explains the historical background to the sins before looking at each one in detail. He shows how, although the seven deadly sins were originally a medieval convention, contemporary culture still finds each sin attractive; he also suggests how we might overcome their destructiveness in practical and focussed ways. Written in a thoughtful and measured style, this will be an engaging read for all interested in philosophy, theology and the development of culture and religious thought.

Christians and non-Christians alike who are interested in philosophy, theology and the development of culture and religious thought.
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The inspiration behind the Hollywood blockbuster, Se7en (1995), the seven deadly sins are pride, greed, envy, anger, lust, gluttony and sloth.

In this fascinating new book, experienced author and theologian Graham Tomlin explains the historical background to the sins before looking at each one in detail. He shows how, although the seven deadly sins were originally a medieval convention, contemporary culture still finds each sin attractive; he also suggests how we might overcome their destructiveness in practical and focussed ways. Written in a thoughtful and measured style, this will be an engaging read for all interested in philosophy, theology and the development of culture and religious thought.

Christians and non-Christians alike who are interested in philosophy, theology and the development of culture and religious thought.
-Publisher.


- Koorong

Pride, greed, envy, anger, lust, gluttony, and sloth--although the so-called seven deadly sins were originally a medieval convention, contemporary culture still finds each sin attractive and evocative. Drawing on the Christian faith, this engaging study examines the origins and meaning behind each of the seven sins. Graham Tomlin also provides suggestions on how individuals might overcome their tendency to commit these sins in a practical and focused manner. Written in a thoughtful and measured style, this is a compelling survey for anyone interested in philosophy and theology, or for those seeking ways to live a more positive life. ^
- Publisher

The inspiration behind the Hollywood blockbuster, "Se7en" (1995), the seveneadly sins are pride, greed, envy, anger, lust, gluttony and sloth. In thisascinating new book, experienced author and theologian Graham Tomlinxplains the historical background to the sins before looking at each one inetail. He shows how, although the seven deadly sins were originally aedieval convention, contemporary culture still finds each sin attractive; helso suggests how we might overcome their destructiveness in practical andocussed ways. Written in a thoughtful and measured style, this will be anngaging read for all interested in philosophy, theology and the developmentf culture and religious thought.
- Publisher

The inspiration behind the Hollywood blockbuster, Se7en (1995), the seven deadly sins are pride, greed, envy, anger, lust, gluttony and sloth. In this fascinating new book, experienced author and theologian Graham Tomlin explains the historical background to the sins before looking at each one in detail. He shows how, although the seven deadly sins were originally a medieval convention, contemporary culture still finds each sin attractive; he also suggests how we might overcome their destructiveness in practical and focussed ways drawing on the Christian faith. Written in a thoughtful and measured style, this is an engaging read for all interested in philosophy and theology and for those seeking ways to live a more positive life.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Graham Tomlin

The Revd Dr Graham Tomlin (D.Phil., Oxon) is the Dean of St Mellitus College, London. He has authored a number of books including The Power of the Cross: Theology and the Death of Christ in Paul, Luther and Pascal (Paternoster 1999), The Provocative Church(SPCK 2002), The Responsive Church,(Intervarsity Press, 2002), The Seven Deadly Sins and How to Overcome Them (Lion 2007), Luther and his World (Lion 2002), and Spiritual Fitness (Continuum, 2006).
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 262974
  • Product Code 9780745952215
  • ISBN 0745952216
  • EAN 9780745952215
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Aug 2007
  • Dimensions 130 x 198 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.213kg

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