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Seven Deadly Sins

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Beaser

Daniel Asia | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

I will make the following categorical statement about Beaser's music: there is not a note that doesn't need to be there and there is an inevitability present that is overpowering.

The Seven Deadly Bridal Sins

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

By Denise Schipani for for Bridal Guide Attention, brides-to-be: Set aside your "to do" list for a minute and take a look at this "w...

The Deadly Sin You Can Freely Indulge In On Thanksgiving

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 11.28.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Even given its oversized plates piled high with mashed potatoes, turkey, homemade stuffing, candied yams, a plethora of vegetables and pumpkin p...

The Power of Pride

David DeSteno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David DeSteno

So is pride a sin or a virtue? If one's pride stems from true ability and is expressed in moderation, it will be quite valuable. But if the pride is misplaced -- if it's not reflective of one's true abilities or competence -- then it is hubris and can only end in ruin.

Combatting Wrath With Patience: 7 Virtues + 7 Vices For Our Vets

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Faced with joblessness, homelessness and severe emotional scarring, many of our veterans are getting pretty angry -- and rightfully so. The problem is, this deadly sin has a track record for making problems worse, and the last thing our warriors deserve is more turmoil coloring their new post-war normal.

Combatting Pride With Humility: 7 Virtues + 7 Vices For Our Vets

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

When we hear the word "pride," our first reaction is probably pretty positive. Team pride, military pride, school pride: these all show we're willing ...

Sin, Corruption And What Religions Can Do About It

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.22.2013 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Religious ideas, leaders, institutions and communities are missing links in much of the public conversation about public integrity. That is not as it should be.

7 Virtues and 7 Vices: A Blog Series for Our Veterans

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 07.13.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

The complexity and mystery of the number seven has inspired me to explore its connections to human nature in a series of upcoming blog posts, each geared toward the unique experiences of post-war Veterans.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Leonard Slatkin | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Leonard Slatkin

On the corner of 57th and 7th Avenue sits the most famous concert hall in the world. No less a figure than when Tchaikovsky led the first performances in 1891.

Seven Deadly Sins

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Opened in July 2012, the Vice Versa Hotel in Paris stands out for its original decor created by Chantal Thomass. The famous fashion designer was not o...

Virtual Vices Show Shift In American Morality

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) The seven deadly sins have new partners in crime. Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and...

Is Jealousy Good For You?

Anne Zouroudi | Posted 02.16.2013 | Books
Anne Zouroudi

It's a familiar, if uncomfortable, feeling. Your best friend announces she's engaged to the handsome doctor she's been dating, and the congratulatory hug you offer lacks genuine warmth.

Beautiful/Decay Publishes Book 9: 'The Seven Deadly Sins' (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Tanja M. Laden

Each installment in the Beautiful/Decay book series is capable of standing alone while continuing to investigate the delicate intervening aesthetic space between the gorgeous and the grotesque.

Reframing The Seven Deadly Sins

Laurie Israel | Posted 11.15.2012 | Religion
Laurie Israel

Perhaps my pondering on repentance during September led me to think of the sins that I've committed during the past year. I started wondering, could the Seven Deadly Sins could be reframed into something more positive?

When Winners Are Losers

Wayne Muller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Wayne Muller

These empty substitutes for authentic yearnings of our human hearts create inescapable cycles of striving and working harder and longer, using the same tools over and over -- tools that are actually designed not to work.

When Pride Is Not A Sin: The Season Of Overcoming Gay Shame

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 08.10.2012 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

It was the Seven Deadly Sins that made the budding theologian in me question my first gay pride parade at age 18. I wasn't questioning the morality of LGBTQ people and their relationships. I was questioning the "pride," a sin that is the root of all destruction.

Lent Vs. Greed

Thomas Worcester | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Thomas Worcester

For Christians, fasting suggests imitation of the Jesus who fasted for 40 days in the desert. It may mean solidarity with the hungry.

Why Sinning Is Good For You

Simon Laham | Posted 04.09.2012 | Books
Simon Laham

The simple fact is that we all sin, and we do it all the time. But fear not: the seven deadly sins aren't as bad for you as you might think.

Your Turn To Invent A Literary Board Game

guardian.co.uk | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

I'm excited about playing 'The Road to Canterbury', but surely there are other books that would translate well into dice-rolling entertainment?...

WATCH: 7 Deadly Sins, The Litquake Version

Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: Apathetic sex, the sloth of creative obsession, a poetic envy of Canada--in the video recorded during Narrative Magazine's event a...

Greed Explains the Disasters and the Lying Afterwards

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Middle class workers are the ones who die in coal mines and on oil rigs. Afterwards, CEOs say anything to save the bottom line -- the one that will determine their bonuses.

A Sinful Nation

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

It amazes me that in a nation that claims to be so spiritual, the seven deadly "sins" first identified by Evagagrius Ponticus have become pastimes and oftentimes objects of desire instead of loathing.

Jesus Did Not Say 'Forgive and Forget'

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anne Dilenschneider

According to the VA, at least 30% of American servicewomen (and many men) have diagnosed cases of Military Sexual Trauma, a form of PTSD. The perpetrators are usually servicemen and commanders.

Studying Love Instead Of War -- What If?

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Do you remember the old folk ballad Down By the River Side - The one that has the line "I ain't gonna study war no more"? What if everyone studied Love instead? What would life be like?

Echoes of the Bible: Obama's Notre Dame Address

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

It's important to remember your audience, and Obama clearly did at Notre Dame. Here are eight key lines from Obama's address and the biblical passages they reference.