The statue of Marcus Aurelius Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome.
On World Mental Health Day, a philosopher explains how to learn from the stoicism of Roman philosophers.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu ‘s deep spirituality drove him to fight for freedom and justice.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is first and foremost, a spiritual leader, a man of deep prayer. This motivated his participation in supporting South Africa's liberation struggle.
A scholar explains how mercy could be a simple act of opening oneself to those with opposing views.
A woman stands near an exhibit of photographs of victims of the Holocaust called the ‘Klarsfeld Pillars’ in New York.
Can the Nazis be forgiven? A rabbi explains why this question needs a more profound examination of some of Judaism's deepest ethical mores and theological beliefs
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The presidential turkey pardoning draws on a language of forgiveness common to many religious traditions.
Apologies can help improve the feelings of someone hurt.
Research shows that even four-year-olds feel better after an apology and view people who apologize as nicer than those who don't.
Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Dylann Roof be forgiven — and should they? Forgiveness is not an isolated, one-time act but a longer commitment to acceptance back into a community.
‘My huff is without bottom’
New research suggests that there is a link between the grudges we bear and our memories of the events in question
It is much easier for people to forgive those who wrong them when some form of punishment is involved. Led by Peter Strelan…