8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Envy

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Envy

Envious individuals believes they have been treated unfairly. Literature gives readers a “bird’s eye view” of how envy can grow and consume its victims.
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Anger

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Anger

The Catechism defines anger as a desire for revenge. Following are three examples of anger and its repercussions in literature.
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Vanity

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Vanity

In many lists of the deadly sins, vanity is included in pride. However, some scholars kept it separate. Here are some examples of vanity in literature.
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Lust

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Lust

Beyond the 21st century, both ancient and modern literature give examples of lust in literature with consequences of lust that are still possible today.
C. S. Lewis on Humility

C. S. Lewis on Humility

C. S. Lewis captures the essence of humility in his "Screwtape Letters. For Lewis, humility is not thinking less of ourselves—but less about ourselves.
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Greed

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Greed

Greed is the excessive desire for material possessions and wealth. Here are 3 examples of greed in literature and how each character was freed from greed.
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Gluttony

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Gluttony

One of the seven deadly sins, gluttony is an excess intake of food, alcohol, or drugs, preventing one from reaching higher levels of meaning and purpose.
Walker Percy, M.D. and the Diagnosis of a Secular Age

Walker Percy, M.D. and the Diagnosis of a Secular Age

Through a Catholic lens, does the diagnosis of Walker Percy, a 20th century southern fiction writer, still apply to the secular age of today’s world?

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