Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Love's Grateful StrivingA Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

M. Jamie Ferreira

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780195130256

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195130251.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 13 October 2019

Love's Forgiveness

Love's Forgiveness

Chapter:
(p.169) Chapter Eleven Love's Forgiveness
Source:
Love's Grateful Striving
Author(s):

M. Jamie Ferreira (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195130251.003.0012

Love covers up the sins of others – by refusing to look for them, by silence, and by mitigating explanation. In forgiveness one still sees the sin of another, so one does not engage in self‐deception. Love “forgets” the sin of another by refusing to let it hinder the relationship. The end of forgiveness is social reconciliation.

Keywords:   explanation, forgiveness, mitigating, reconciliation, relationship, self‐deception

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .