Sins, Seven Deadly

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  • Sins, seven deadly — The sins were: pride or vainglory; covetousness; lust (expressed in *incontinence); envy; gluttony, which included drunkenness; anger; and sloth, of which *accidie was an expression …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • sins, seven deadly —  Семь смертных грехов …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Seven deadly sins — For other uses, see Seven Deadly Sins (disambiguation). Hieronymus Bosch s The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things The 7 Deadly Sins, also known as the Capital Vices or Cardinal Sins, is a classification of objectionable vices that have… …   Wikipedia

  • Seven deadly sins (disambiguation) — Seven deadly sins might refer to:In Religion* Seven deadly sins, a classification of vices used in early Christian teachingsIn Dance and Music* The Seven Deadly Sins , a 1933 ballet chanté composed by Kurt Weill, text by Bertolt Brecht and… …   Wikipedia

  • seven deadly sins — plural noun Pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth • • • Main Entry: ↑seven …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seven Deadly Sins —    In Christianity, seven moral transgressions of divine law that damn a soul to HELL. The Seven Deadly Sins each have an associated DEMON that is a special agent of tireless temptation.    The Seven Deadly Sins are not mentioned as a group in… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Seven Deadly Sins Four Deadly Sinners — Infobox Play name = Seven Deadly Sins Four Deadly Sinners image size = caption = 2007 production poster (designed by Simon Gunn) writer = Marc Sinden Norman Hudis chorus = characters = Four well known actresses mute = setting = premiere = 15 June …   Wikipedia

  • Seven Deadly Sins — Seven Dead|ly Sins, the according to the Christian church in the Middle Ages, the seven most serious types of bad behaviour. The sins are ↑pride (=thinking you are better than other people) , ↑lechery (=too much desire for sex) , ↑envy… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seven deadly sins — seven main measures or categories of evil in the world (Christianity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seven deadly sins — plural noun the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth; in 2008 supplemented by a further seven sins of polluting, genetic engineering, obscene riches, taking drugs, abortion, paedophilia, and causing social injustice …   Australian English dictionary

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