January 21: “Pride As a Vice Or a Virtue?” / Rev Jacqueline Ziegler

January 17th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Services

Few words in our moral vocabulary convey so wide a spectrum of meanings as “pride.” It is one of the Seven Deadly Sins in Christianity and considered to be THE cardinal sin. However, today the word can connote anything from narcissism to self-confidence to self-respect. We Unitarian Universalists straddle and struggle with the word. Believe it or not there are times we embody it as a vice. I’ll explore “Pride” when we consider it as both a vice and a virtue.

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