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Human Rights and the Promise of Political Forgiveness

Amstutz, Mark R.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Paper presented at the Christianity and Human Rights Conference, Samford University, November. Downloaded 30 March 2005.

In this paper I explore the nature and role of political forgiveness as a means of reckoning with past political violence and a way of facilitating the healing of political society. (excerpt)


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