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Overcoming resentment

Forgiveness and Resentment

Jeffrie G. Murphy

Forgiveness and Mercy, 1988

Research details

Type of paper: Theoretical/Conceptual/Review

Open Access: No

Description

Forgiveness, Bishop Butler teaches, is the forswearing of resentment – the resolute overcoming of the anger and hatred that are naturally directed toward a person who has done one an unjustified and non-excused moral injury.