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Published: 24 September 2020

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198861836

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Love's Forgiveness

Kierkegaard, Resentment, Humility, and Hope

John Lippitt

  • Explores key questions raised by recent philosophers of forgiveness, and connects their discussions with New Testament passages on forgiveness and reflections from the Christian tradition, especially in the writings of Kierkegaard
  • Draws on philosophy, theology, memoirs, and fiction to argue for a view of forgiveness as a 'work of love', and shows the connections between forgiveness and such qualities as humility and hope

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