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The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins

A Visitor's Guide

by Lawrence S. Cunningham

"Moral confusion may be the defining weakness of our era, but here is a book that can lead us back to the light."

—Paula Huston, author of Simplifying the Soul and A Season of Mystery

About the Book & Author

About the Book & Author

Where did this list of deadly sins come from, and what can Christians do to face these temptations?

Some Joyful Thoughts on Envy: Read a Book Excerpt

Some Joyful Thoughts on Envy: Read a Book Excerpt

Lawrence S. Cunningham

"Why did Pope Gregory the Great slip envy into his list of the seven deadly sins?" Read Chapter 5 from The Seven Deadly Sins.

Endorsements

Endorsements

"Moral confusion may be the defining weakness of our era, but here is a book that can lead us back to the light." Read what Paula Huston and others are saying about The Seven Deadly Sins.

A Q&A with Lawrence Cunningham

A Q&A with Lawrence Cunningham

"We should note that the list is not all that clear cut; at times we can think of sins as symbiotic..." Read more on the seven deadly sins from Dr. Cunningham here.

Author Website

Author Website

For additional works by Lawrence S. Cunningham, visit his faculty webpage here.

Listen in to this recent interview with Lawrence Cunningham from Relevant Radio's Morning Air program.

Book Club Roundtable

Vice and Virtue

Vice and Virtue

Christine Valters Paintner

The author writes not as moral theologian, but with a pastoral eye, and so the book is more about coming to understand the ways we see these patterns within us and how to work gently with them. 

Sin: It's All About Me

Sin: It's All About Me

Bruce Epperly

The primary antidote to the seven deadly sins is the affirmation of graceful interdependence.

Dippin' into Deadly

Dippin' into Deadly

Sarah Reinhard

With The Seven Deadly Sins, author Lawrence Cunningham has prepared a resource that, I kid you not, is a gem.

A Protestant Take on the Seven Deadly Sins

A Protestant Take on the Seven Deadly Sins

Frank Viola

Cunningham's insights are fresh and practical; his writing style is conversational and entertaining. 

How Do You Finish Being Angry?

How Do You Finish Being Angry?

Leah Libresco

I didn't expect to be caught by Cunningham's meditation on anger/wrath, which I've always thought of as the most boring sin.

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