Compassion and Forgiveness
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This paper argues that compassion is not needed in order to have forgiveness, and it draws upon Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism to elaborate on this point.
From the Paper:"Forgiveness is defined as an act of pardon or release from an injury, although in a larger context, it can mean release from a debt owed or any other obligation that has not been fulfilled. (McCullough Pargament Thoresen) Forgiveness is identified with love toward others both in Christianity and in other religions of the world. The Bible states that God is love and numerous passages urge forgiveness, regardless of the wrong that has been done to one. John..."
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Compassion and Forgiveness (2008, December 01) Retrieved May 19, 2013, from http://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/compassion-and-forgiveness-127431/
"Compassion and Forgiveness" 01 December 2008. Web. 19 May. 2013. <http://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/compassion-and-forgiveness-127431/>