Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Justice: A Christian Contribution to More Peaceful Social Environments

Posted on December 27, 2015 by PLT Staff

Capps lecture given by Miroslav Volf at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Volf discusses the theology of Christian faith and its long ties to violence. Despite the long history of violence in the name of religion, Volf goes on to show how Christianity can create a culture of peace. To browse all lectures given as part of the Capps Lecture series, click here. For a listing of all our Occasional Lectures, click here.

Excerpt: “The narrative of the God of unconditional love who reconciles humanity without condoning injustice along with its intended patterning in the lives of human beings and communities, contains, I suggest, at least some resources for such a reconstruction of politics.”

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  • Author: Miroslav Volf
  • Creation Date: February 8, 2001
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