When they were accused of trying to overthrow the monarchy, the feared warriors the Seven Deadly Sins were sent into exile. Princess Elizabeth discovers the truth - the Sins were framed by the king's guard, the Holy Knights - too late to prevent them from assassinating her father and seizing the throne! Now the princess is on the run, seeking the Sins to help her reclaim the kingdom. But the first Sin she meets, Meliodas, is a little innkeeper with a talking pig. He doesn't even have a real sword! Have the legends of the Sins' strength been exaggerateda? Series Overview: Welcome to the land of Britannia, a picturesque country ruled by the benevolent King Lyonnesse - or at least it was, until the king's guard assassinated him and started a full-blown Holy War! Now the king's only daughter Elizabeth must seek the aid of the dreaded warriors the Seven Deadly Sins. Wrongly framed and sent into exile, they're now the princess's only hope to free the kingdom from the grip of the villainous Holy Knights!
The greatest challenge to our faith is living in a way that's consistent with our beliefs. And nowhere is our faith challenged more than in the workplace where so much is at risk for us professionally and personally. We're Christians 24-hours a day, but do we act consistently with that faith when we're at work? Faith From 9 to 5 is designed to challenge your thinking, inspire you to bring your actions in the office into alignment with your beliefs, and provide exercises to help you think through and apply the concepts shared. Ken Blanchard, legendary author and management guru, calls the book "...provocative and reflective".
Starting in the 14th Century the Seven Deadly Sins have captivated the masses through depictions of wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony in works of art, literature, and oral traditions. As a subject, the Seven Deadly Sins continues to thrive in contemporary visual culture. As a starting point of investigation the Seven Deadly Sins issue of Beautiful/Decay is dedicated to those artists who's work continues to explore the concept of the "sins" that have inspired artists for centuries.
An examination of the work of Dorothy L. Sayers, beginning with her early poetry and moving through her fiction to her dramas, essays and lectures. It illustrates how Sayers used popular genres to teach about sin and redemption, and how she redefined the seven deadly sins for the 20th century.
These essays examine the seven deadly sins as cultural constructions in the Middle Ages and beyond, focusing on the way concepts of the sins are used in medieval communities, the institution of the Church, and by secular artists and authors.
The 7 Sins of Highly Defective People takes an honest look at each of the seven deadly sins and the virtues that are needed to overcome each. The intensely practical book offers applications for overcoming the sins. The concise and touching writing style offers appropriate illustrations and stories to support the themes and principles presented. The good news is that the seven sins can be defeated and the seven virtues can be cultivated to build Christian character, leading one into a lifestyle that is pleasing to God.
Essays on Medieval English Language and Literature
Author: Thomas Honegger
Pubpsher: Peter Lang
This volume comprises selected papers of SEM IV & V (Studientag Englisches Mittelalter), held at Potsdam in 2002 & 2003, and provides a representative cross-section of topics in the field of English medieval studies in Germany and Switzerland. The spectrum ranges from cultural studies centring around the history of ideas, questions of gender and the reception of the Middle Ages, to philological and linguistic approaches focussing on manuscript studies, semantics and (textual) communication.