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Seven Deadly Sins DVD

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 329 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: April 28, 2009
  • Genre: Documentary
In this intriguing series, HISTORY™ examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages.

We learn how the concept originated—as a way to keep a lustful fourth-century monk from sinning again—and how they were pared down from eight to the seven we recognize today: gluttony, lust, greed, anger, sloth, envy, and pride. For the Catholic faithful they became a guide on the path to heaven. To repeat offenders, they promised damnation in Hell and very specific, very gruesome punishments. Gluttons, for instance, would be force-fed rats, toads and snakes.

The warnings couldn’t be clearer: Succumb to any of the seven deadly sins and God’s judgment will be severe.

  • DISC ONE: Lust / Envy / Gluttony / Sloth
  • DISC TWO: Greed / Anger / Pride

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