The Seven Deadly Sins: How Sin Influenced the West from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era (Hardback)David A. Salomon (author)
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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"
Number of pages: 153