This book is an indispensable guide for an up-to date system of values. What once used to be deadly sins threatening human salvation have now become socially acceptable; envy and greed are the driving forces behind a ruthless economic world; there are outbreaks of anger on the streets and in the football stadiums. The name of the game is manifold: stubbornness, impatience , narcissism and disloyalty.
Notker Wolf has taken a look at an interesting development . He finds examples in he Bible, in the ancient myths, in current affairs. His conclusion: the deadly sins are as relevant today as ever before and it would be advisable not to leave the field open to them in our (western) economic and social systems, but rather t counter them with a foundation of values that are up to date . Readers will recognize themselves and our day and age in the mirror of this book.
About Primate Notker wolf, born in 1940 joined the Ottilien Congregation of the order of st. Benedict in 1961. He studied philosophy, theology, Zoology inorganic chemistry and the history of astronomy in Rome and Munich, and has a PhD in Philosophy. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1986. After six years as a professor of natural philosophy f science at the pontifical athenaeum of sant Anselmo in Rome, abbot Primate Notker wolf was appointed Archabbot of St. Ottilien and hence the Abbot President of the Missionary Benedictines. He is the world- wide spokesman of the oldest christen order . About Primate Notker wolf lives in Rome and is a bestselling author.
Leo G. Linder was born in 1948. From 1970 onwards he studied film and philosophy at the Academy of Art in Dusseldorf and history and spnaish at Dusseldorf University. From 11977, he worked as a cameraman and in 1985 changed to direction, Making numerous documentary movies. Since 1990 he has published books on topics such as theology, history and politics . The Author and director Leo G. Linder lives in Dusseldrof.
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