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Defining Forgiveness

There are as many ways of defining forgiveness as there are of defining love.  The links below will direct you to some efforts to come to an agreed upon understanding of what forgiveness is and what it is not.

What Interpersonal Forgiveness Is and Isn't

Thesaurus: Forgiveness

Defining Forgiveness: Psychological and Theological Perspectives

Myths and Truths About Forgiveness by Mariah Burton Nelson

A Definition of Forgiveness That We Can All Live With