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The limits of forgiveness : case studies in the distortion of a biblical ideal / Maria Mayo.

By: Mayo, Maria [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: xxii, 253 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451493085; 1451493088.Subject(s): South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission | Forgiveness -- Biblical teaching | Forgiveness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Family violenceDDC classification: 205.7
Contents:
Introduction: mapping the forgiveness territory -- Repentance and repair, or "ethical bungee jumping"?: forgiveness in the "seventy-times-seven" instructions and victim-offender mediation -- Community cohesion, or a hegemony of harmony?: forgiveness in the Lord's prayer and in post-apartheid South Africa -- Passionate prayer, or pastoral pressure?: forgiveness in Luke 23:34a and the pastoral care of victims of domestic violence -- Conclusion: The future of forgiveness.
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Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Vanderbilt University.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-246) and indexes.

Introduction: mapping the forgiveness territory -- Repentance and repair, or "ethical bungee jumping"?: forgiveness in the "seventy-times-seven" instructions and victim-offender mediation -- Community cohesion, or a hegemony of harmony?: forgiveness in the Lord's prayer and in post-apartheid South Africa -- Passionate prayer, or pastoral pressure?: forgiveness in Luke 23:34a and the pastoral care of victims of domestic violence -- Conclusion: The future of forgiveness.

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