Question: I recently stumbled upon a Wikipedia article on the Seven Deadly Sins, one of which is gluttony.  I had always thought of gluttony as an immoderate consumption of food, but Catholicism apparently expands this definition to include: 1) eating too soon 2) eating with condiments 3) eating too expensively 4) eating with pleasing the palate…

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by Jeffrey Hamilton Text: Numbers 11:4-34   I.         Someone, reading an article on the Roman Catholic teachings of the seven deadly sins, was surprised to find that gluttony included “eating too soon, eating with condiments, eating too expensively, and eating with pleasing the palate in mind.”             A.        He wrote to ask, if such were true in the…

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