Hell is to Love no Longer: The Depth of Fault and the Height of Forgiveness

  • Marcelino Agís Villaverde


Fault is the occasion of forgiveness. The expression “difficult forgiveness” means admitting that it is not easy to forgive but neither is it impossible. Forgiveness is an unfinished task that has a double difficulty: on the one hand, it is difficult to give and receive; on the other hand, it is even difficult to conceive. In light of this, we must frame forgiveness between two poles: the depth of fault and the height of forgiveness. Only love is a phenomenon as strange and as difficult to understand as the generosity behind forgiveness.


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How to Cite
Agís Villaverde, M. (2019). Hell is to Love no Longer: The Depth of Fault and the Height of Forgiveness. Critical Hermeneutics, 2(2), 19-32. https://doi.org/10.13125/CH/3567