On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable? (Paperback)

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'Full of human wisdom, this is a psychologically acute and absorbing approach to a very important subject' PHILIP PULLMAN

In this inspiring work, Richard Holloway tackles the great theme of forgiveness. One of the most important books on this essential topic, On Forgiveness draws on the great philosophers and writers such as Frederick Nietzsche, Jacques Derrida and Nelson Mandela. Both timely and a timeless modern classic, On Forgiveness is a pertinent and fascinating discourse on how forgiveness works, where it came from and how the need to embrace it is greater than ever if we are to free ourselves from the binds of the past.

About the Author


Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. His books include Looking in the Distance, Godless Morality, Doubts and Loves, and Leaving Alexandria, which won the PEN/Ackerley Prize 2013 and was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013. He has written for the Times, Guardian, Observer, Herald, and Scotsman.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781782116288
ISBN-10: 1782116281
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Canons