Forgiveness and Redemption
Lecture no. 21 from the course: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature
Taught by Professor Daniel Breyer | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
What was your reaction when members of the Charleston, SC, church publicly forgave Dylann Roof, the young man who had murdered nine of their members? Could you imagine yourself forgiving him? Did that forgiveness seem morally right or wrong to you? Explore how Christian and Buddhist philosophers explain forgiveness and the redemption of human sinners. Do you believe anyone is truly beyond redemption?