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Cover of "The Seven Deadly Sins" featuring a medieval illustration of a knight riding a boar
March 2007

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The Seven Deadly Sins

From Communities to Individuals
Edited by: 
Richard Newhauser

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.


Richard Newhauser is a professor in the Department of English at Arizona State University.