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The seven deadly sins have provided gossip, amusement, and the plots of morality plays for nearly fifteen hundred years. In Wicked Pleasures, well-known philosopher, business ethicist, and admitted sinner Robert C. Solomon brings together a varied group of contributors for a new look at the old catalogue of sins. Solomon introduces the sins as a group, noting their popularity and pervasiveness. From the formation of the canon by Pope Gregory the Great, the seven have survived the sermonizing of the Reformation, the ...

Wicked Pleasures: Meditations on the Seven 'Deadly' Sins 2000, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742508453

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