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SEVEN DEADLY SINS
Inspired by the paintings of
Paul Cadmus' The Seven Deadly Sins"
Between 1945 and 1949, the American painter
Paul Cadmus created a series of vivid, powerful, and gruesome paintings of each of the seven deadly sins.
The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, is a grouping and classification of vices within Christian teachings. Although they are not explicitly mentioned in the Bible, there are parallels with the seven things God is said to hate in the Book of Proverbs. Behaviors or habits are classified under this category if they directly give rise to other immoralities. According to the standard list, they are pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth,
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