Description - Greed by Phyllis Tickle
In this highly successful series seven prominent scholars offer a "mediation on temptation" for each of the seven deadly sins. In Greed, Phyllis Tickle argues that it is through an engagement with greed and our current, popular absorption with its consequences, that morality most obviously and broadly is being re-configured and re-introduced into formal religion. In other words, while greed may be the deadliest of the seven, it ironically enough may also be the first to revitalize us.
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Author Biography - Phyllis Tickle
Phyllis A. Tickle frequently appears on PBS's "Religion & Ethics News Weekly," The Hallmark Channel, and National Public Radio. She is the author of some two dozen books, including the forthcoming The Night Hours and the three-volume The Divine Hours, a set of manuals for observing fixed-hour prayer. One of the nation's leading experts and commentators on religion in America, Tickle was the religion editor for Publishers Weekly from 1991 to 1996 and a contributing editor until 2004. She lives in