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perdition

1. Christianity
a. final and irrevocable spiritual ruin
b. this state as one that the wicked are said to be destined to endure for ever
2. another word for hell
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Doors to Perdition is all about the journey to terror, life's ironies, and how the human experience becomes warped and twisted by psychological horror.
James Bond actor Daniel Craig, who co-starred in Road To Perdition, said: "He was one of the greatest screen actors of all time.
What I ask is quite plain - or you could end in perdition,
In addition to tracing history, Children Of Perdition delves into psychology and the development of racism both historical and modern, as well as the practices of scapegoating, racial politics, and the impact of World War II and the Nazis.
According to Press, religious conservatives believe that God put President Bush in the White House to deal with guns, gays and abortion, and that anyone who doesn't agree is on the road to perdition.
Nothing distorts our relations with others more than the conviction that I am bound for glory and you are condemned to eternal perdition.
Cronenberg's spare approach is far removed from Rodriguez's ultra-stylized Sin City or the Masterpiece Theatre fussiness of Sam Mendes's Road to Perdition adaptation.
For example, the teaching that human existence ultimately entails an exercise of freedom for or against God resulting in either salvation or perdition is paralleled in Blondel's assertion that a sanction for the misuse of action is immanent to action itself; the sanction is not applied extrinsically.
But, no, he goes to his ruin and Jesus weeps over his voluntary perdition.
He's already worked with a major Hollywood player--he starred with Tom Hankins in Road to Perdition.
Manifest Perdition "proposes that shipwreck narrative is a practice of prose writing, defined not solely by the thematic presence of shipwreck in a text but by a relationship between calamity and writing" (xxi).