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Maria Mayo: Lent: The Role of Forgiveness

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Lent may be a season of forgiveness, but not the kind of warm and fuzzy forgiveness believers often associate with Jesus' teachings. Instead, forgiveness is a hard-won and distant hope.
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Maria Mayo: What Does the Bible Really Say about Forgiveness?

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

Everyone is sure that the Bible is full of messages about forgiveness, but when it comes down to it, few people can identify exactly what the text actually says about it. Read Post

Maria Mayo: Forgiveness: You Can't Have It Both Ways

News : Huffington Post (2 years ago)

Conflating biblical understandings of forgiveness with individual, therapeutic notions distorts the biblical text and creates pressure on individual victims. Read Post

Maria Mayo: Forgive Us Our Student Loan Debts?

News : Huffington Post (2 years ago)

As the holder of a six-figure student-loan debt, I more than anyone would like to see debt forgiveness carry a moral force all its own. Perhaps if Jesus were still teaching with parables... Read Post

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