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In The Design of Rabelais' Pantagruel, Duval argued that the giant narrative was an imitatio Christi and its hero a savior come to redeem man's sins against his brothers.
Mayo, "the moneys acquired from fines for sins against God were to be spent according to the discretion of the bishop on the relief of the poor, the repair of the churches and ecclesiastical vestments (amongst other things) but never on any worldly vanities.
But if you think he's a born-again liberal, you should hear his catalogue of Bush's sins against his conservative base.
Given Peterman's ecological interests, one imagines that the title of his Hannover exhibition, "7 Deadly Sins and Other Stories," refers to sins against the environment.
As he was dying, he cried out: 'Lord, do not hold their sins against them.
The world has not seen the likes of their sins against humanity since the days of the slave trade.
Coaches will take weeks setting up their hitters in perfect stances to hit the baseball, then turn on their TV and see major league hitters squatting, waving their bats overhead, opening up their front side to the pitcher, and committing all kinds of other sins against the theology on stance - yet manage to get their bat around and hit the ball consistently.