Downfall: Avoiding the Triple Threat of Money, Sex, and Power in Washington

Why do we see government and other leaders continually fall through ethical and moral failure? The powerful temptations of power, money and sex swirl around these people of influence, and today’s social media environment has only increased the opportunities for these temptations. Dr. Rebecca DeYoung, noted author of Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies, will provide a solid understanding of the core issues underlying these temptations, and will address remedies for anyone in these situations.

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Speaker: Dr. Rebecca DeYoung

Dr. Rebecca DeYoung is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College, where she has taught since 1998. She received her MA and PhD from the University of Notre Dame and specializes in research about the seven deadly sins and spiritual formation. A highly sought after speaker on moral and spiritual life, she is the author of Glittering VicesAquinas Ethics and a forthcoming book on vainglory.



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