Forgiveness and Restoration: A Theological Exploration
The Journal of Religion, 90:148–170.
By Jesse Couenhoven
The discussion below contains a number of arguments about the nature of
forgiveness that are inspired by my beliefs about divine forgiveness
and their implications for human forgiveness. Yet these arguments do
not (solely) depend on those beliefs about divine forgiveness for
whatever epistemic merits they may have. Thus, while I expect my
discussion of what forgiveness is to appeal more to theists than to
nontheists, my views are open to assessment and refinement by both
parties. Whether the understanding of forgiveness toward which this
discussion points can also be translated into nontheological frameworks
without significant loss is a question I return to as this article
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