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On Forgiveness #2020

On Forgiveness There is only forgiveness if there is any where there is the unforgivable Jacques Derrida Using Derrida s provocative paradox as the epigraph and starting point for his new book Richard Holloway ta

  • Title: On Forgiveness
  • Author: Richard Holloway
  • ISBN: 9781782116288
  • Page: 133
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Forgiveness By Richard Holloway, There is only forgiveness, if there is any, where there is the unforgivable Jacques Derrida Using Derrida s provocative paradox as the epigraph and starting point for his new book, Richard Holloway tackles the complex theme of forgiveness It is a subject that he explores from both a personal and a political perspective, but underpinning this examination is his belief There is only forgiveness, if there is any, where there is the unforgivable Jacques Derrida Using Derrida s provocative paradox as the epigraph and starting point for his new book, Richard Holloway tackles the complex theme of forgiveness It is a subject that he explores from both a personal and a political perspective, but underpinning this examination is his belief that religion has given us many of the best stories and metaphors for understanding the act He proceeds to relate forgiveness to such events as September 11 and the ongoing conflicts in Palestine and Israel, Northern Ireland, and Serbia On Forgiveness is a discourse on how forgiveness works, where it came from, and how the need to embrace it is greater than ever if we are to free ourselves from the binds of the past Drawing on philosophers and writers of the caliber of George Steiner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jacques Derrida, Hannah Arendt, and Nelson Mandela, Holloway has written another fascinating and timely book Holloway s language and style are engaging, his research conscientious and his conclusions thoughtful and frequently wise Sunday Times London

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    1. This book was loaned to me by a fellow teacher who hailed from Scotland, where Richard Holloway once served as Bishop of Edinburgh for the Episcopal Church Holloway stepped down from that position because of doubts about his faith he didn t feel like he could honestly continue serving in a position of religious authority when he wasn t sure if he believed what he was teaching There is a level of integrity to this that impresses me greatly, even though it also saddens me a bit Holloway set out to [...]

    2. I was initially interested in this book because I wanted to learn how to forgive others and let go of grudges I was holding on to and getting angry about I assumed it was some sort of self help bookbut I was wrong It is than a self help book The author uses religious examples in his understanding of forgiveness, but does so in a way which does not limit the applicability of the book to Christians His book uses poetry, historical examples to illustrate ideas around behind forgiveness This book i [...]

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