Posted: Jul 18, 2020 12:07 pm
by aufbahrung
felltoearth wrote:Define gluttony.

Quick Google, best to say I started this thread on whimsy rather than a precise definition of terms..

Gluttony is defined as intemperate eating. The Catholic Church considers it the fifth of the seven cardinal sins. In the Middle Ages, theologians and moralists condemned it and advocated moderation. The pleasures of eating were safe within the bounds of codified, convivial meals.