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Reinhold Niebuhr and the Political Possibility of Forgiveness

Nigel Biggar

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the major themes in this book is the relationship between the radical teaching of Jesus and the brutal political realities of the world in which we live. This chapter considers this in ... More


Forgiveness and Health: A Review and Theoretical Exploration of Emotion Pathways

Charlotte V. O. Witvliet and Michael E. McCullough

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter addresses the possible health connections of forgiveness, which is defined as an unusual expression of altruistic love that can only occur after a person has first suffered harm from an ... More


Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Jerome Neu

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The schoolyard wisdom about “sticks and stones” does not take one very far: insults do not take the form only of words, in truth even words have effects, and in the end the popular as well as the ... More


Counting Jacob's Twelve Sons

Mary Douglas

in Jacob's Tears: The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265237
eISBN:
9780191602054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265232.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops the author's argument that the motivation of the priestly editors of the Pentateuch, and in particular of Numbers and Leviticus, was strictly professional and priestly. The author asks why, ... More


Understanding, excusing, forgiving

Glen Pettigrove

in Forgiveness and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646555
eISBN:
9780191741975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646555.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the relationship between forgiving and understanding? A number of people have argued against the old adage that to understand is to forgive, for in many instances understanding leads to ... More


To Understand All Is to Forgive All—Or Is It?

Jerome Nue

in Before Forgiving: Cautionary Views of Forgiveness in Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145205
eISBN:
9780199848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145205.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses determinism and forgiveness, to what extent either forgiveness or resentment are choices, and to what extent understanding must lead to forgiveness. It also addresses a simple ... More


The Multilevel Contexts of Exiting Homelessness

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the theoretical implications of the study's findings in terms of sociological research on homelessness as well as critical urban studies of globalization and ... More


Contempt, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

Macalester Bell

in Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199794140
eISBN:
9780199332625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794140.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

While contempt can do important moral work, there are sometimes reasons to overcome it through a process of forgiveness. This chapter explores what it means to overcome contempt through forgiveness ... More


Anthony Trollope on Akrasia, Self-Deception and Ethical Confusion

Patrick Fessenbecker

in Reading Ideas in Victorian Literature: Literary Content as Artistic Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460606
eISBN:
9781474484817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460606.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victoria Glendinning has noted that the “Ur-story” of Trollope’s novels consists of a romantic triangle where a protagonist is romantically committed to one character, yet becomes attracted to ... More


Sin in the Gospel of Mark

Jeffrey Siker

in Sin in the New Testament

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190465735
eISBN:
9780190465773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465735.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Mark’s Jesus picks up on John the Baptist’s ministry of preaching repentance for the forgiveness of sins. Mark has Jesus submit to baptism by John without any apparent concern for how this might ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey M. Blustein

in Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329397
eISBN:
9780199363506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329397.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The principal themes of the book are introduced: forgiveness, personal as well as political; remembrance of wrongdoing, personal and political; and the relationship between remembrance and ... More


Conclusion: What, then, Is Salvation?

Clive Marsh

in A Cultural Theology of Salvation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811015
eISBN:
9780191848056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811015.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Conclusion draws out some practical consequences from what the inquiry has discovered people are saved ‘from’, ‘for’, ‘by’, and ‘into’. Following a recap of the significance of the theological ... More


Surplus Feelings: Neoliberal Noir and the Affective Economy of Debt

Alexander Dunst

in Noir Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287802
eISBN:
9780823290390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287802.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the dramatization of debt in two contemporary noir films by Danish-American director Winding Refn. A financialized obligation, debt is ceaselessly bought, sold, and securitized. ... More


The Case of Dostoevsky’s General: Some Ruminations on Forgiving the Unforgivable

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Punishment and the Moral Emotions: Essays in Law, Morality, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764396
eISBN:
9780190267575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764396.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the moral question of forgiving the unforgivable, using Dostoevsky's story of a general's cruelty towards a child and thus its mother. Recognizing the Christian gospel of love, ... More


Forgiveness and Consequences

Richard Arneson

in Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190602147
eISBN:
9780190602178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602147.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

When should you forgive a wrongdoer? This chapter develops an act-consequentialist approach to answering this question with a view to exhibiting its attractiveness. The act consequentialist holds ... More


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