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Author Griswold, Charles L
Title Ancient Forgiveness : Classical, Judaic, and Christian
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Note Cover -- Ancient Forgiveness -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- PART I THE TERRITORY PHILOSOPHICALLY CONSIDERED -- 1 What Is Forgiveness? -- CONCEPTS VERSUS TERRITORIES -- EMOTIONS AND LINKAGES -- CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL -- JUDGES -- TWO FUNCTIONS FOR FORGIVENESS -- PART II FORGIVENESS AMONG THE GREEKS -- 2 Assuaging Rage: Remorse, Repentance, and Forgiveness in the Classical World -- 3 Achilles, Psammenitus, and Antigone: Forgiveness in Homer and Beyond -- 4 All in the Family: Forgiveness and Reconciliation in New Comedy -- PART III FORGIVENESS AMONG THE ROMANS -- 5 The Anger of Tyrants and the Forgiveness of Kings -- 6 Gender and Forgiveness in the Early Roman Empire -- CLEMENTIA LIVIAE -- FORGIVING WOMEN -- 7 "To Forgive Is Divine": Gods as Models of Forgiveness in Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome -- THE PROBLEM: CLEMENTIA FROM CAESAR TO AUGUSTUS -- DIONYSIUS OF HALICARNASSUS ON DIVINE FORGIVENESS -- CONCLUDING THOUGHTS: GODS AND "FORGIVENESS" IN THE EARLY IMPERIAL ERA -- PART IV JUDAIC AND CHRISTIAN FORGIVENESS -- 8 Mercy, Repentance, and Forgiveness in Ancient Judaism -- 9 A Man Had Two Sons: The Question of Forgiveness in Luke 15 -- 10 Jesus' Conditional Forgiveness -- "FATHER, FORGIVE THEM" WITHIN LUKE-ACTS -- GOD'S VENGEANCE REALIZED -- DIVINE FORGIVENESS AND UNIVERSAL SALVATION -- CONDITIONAL FORGIVENESS -- 11 Forgiveness in Patristic Philosophy: The Importance of Repentance and the Centrality of Grace -- CLEMENT -- ORIGEN -- GREGORY OF NYSSA -- APOKATASTASIS AND CONDITIONAL FORGIVENESS: APHESIS AND APHIEMI IN ORIGEN AND NYSSEN -- GREGORY NAZIANZEN -- JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ON INTERPERSONAL FORGIVENESS AND GOD'S FORGIVENESS -- A COMPARATIVE LOOK AT AUGUSTINE -- CONCLUSION -- 12 Forgiveness and Perfection: Maimonides, Aquinas, and Medieval Departures from Aristotle -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- CONCLUSION
Bibliography of Works Cited -- Index
This book explores the nature and place of forgiveness in the pre-modern Western world
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Griswold, Charles L. Ancient Forgiveness : Classical, Judaic, and Christian New York : Cambridge University Press,c2011 9780521119481
Subject Forgiveness.;Forgiveness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.;Forgiveness -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
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Alt Author Konstan, David
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