Source: (2012) Justice Reflections. Issue. 29: JR 203

It did not take me long to realise that his is a particularly unhelpful doctrine, partly because it would condemn me to years of not being able completely to forgive people who refused to repent and partly because I did not meet any fellow prisoner, guilty or innocent, who subscribed to this doctrine; it simply did not match their experience of forgiveness. So I began a search to try and understand the true nature of Christian forgiveness. (excerpt)