gluttony


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Synonyms for gluttony

Synonyms for gluttony

eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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Gluttony is a serious sin when it goes to such length that for a notable space of time it incapacitates us from fulfilling our duties of state or prevents us from complying with laws.
of Northern Iowa) explores the historical roots of the symbolic relationship between fatness, gluttony, and immorality, beginning with biblical times and ending with Pope Gregory the Great's articulation of the seven deadly sins in the sixth century CE.
The article, headlined The Moral Crusade Against Foodie-ism, suggests that gluttony dressed up as foodie-ism is still gluttony.
If you overdo, you meet criteria: bluntly, all fat people, as well as thin people with annoying metabolisms, were suspect for gluttony.
History topics include comments on dieting, exercise, the sins of gluttony and sloth, artistic representations, fat people in film, the fat as freaks, and drug treatments for overweight.
She added: "I eat a lot, but my refusal to bow down to self-denial doesn't mean I believe in indiscriminate gluttony.
Although there is no definitive list of mortal sins, many believers accept the broad seven deadly sins or capital vices laid down in the sixth century by Pope Gregory the Great and popularized in the Middle Ages by Dante in The Inferno: lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, anger, envy and pride.
Six "Sins" are scheduled to follow: Lust, The Sin of Desire (mixed berry); Envy, The Sin of Resent (lemon-line), Wrath, The Sin of Vengeance, (grape); Pride, The Sin of Arrogance (vanilla); Gluttony, The Sin of Indulgence (chocolate) and Sloth The Sin of Indifference (to be determined).
SHOWING in 3D in some cinemas and in good old 2D in others, this computer animated adaptation of the 1978 children's book by Judi and Ron Barrett is a morality tale about western gluttony.
While Robinson specializes in writing about health and fitness, she also loves writing about gluttony and debauchery.
Fat, Gluttony and Sloth: Obesity in Literature, Art and Medicine by David Haslam and Fiona Haslam (Liverpool University Press, 65 hb [pounds sterling]; 25 pb [pounds sterling]) attempts to put the phenomenon of body weight, its perception and treatment, in its historical and cultural context.
After lust, men's most popular sins are gluttony, sloth, anger, and pride.
After this there are more detailed studies of the poem's section on gluttony, Dante's view of our heavenly 'bodies', and his treatment of Manfred and Marsyas as based on contemporary knowledge of the body.
Men saw lust and gluttony as their top failings and avarice as the least of their crimes.
The only sins I could remember from my childhood were lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, anger, envy and pride - all of which I stumbled over a few times except sloth.