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Cumberer of the Earth: The Secularization of Suffering and Suicide

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter surveys the long nineteenth century with an eye toward assessing how suffering and suicidal activity during the Civil War ushered in cultural and religious changes in ideas about suicide ... More


Greed, Envy, and Gluttony

Celia E. Deane-Drummond

in Shadow Sophia: The Evolution of Wisdom, Volume II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843467
eISBN:
9780191879302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843467.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The vices of greed, envy, and gluttony are named as three of the ‘deadly sins’ in the Christian tradition. All are more specific instances of what ‘free riding’ looks like by individuals in a ... More


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