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7th Annual Lecture: The Politics of Forgiveness

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The Royal Geographical Society

1 Kensington Gore

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The Politics of Forgiveness with Richard Holloway

Doors open at 18.30. Lecture 19.00 - 21.00 with a cash bar afterwards.

We are excited to announce that writer and broadcaster Richard Holloway will be delivering our Annual Lecture on The Politics of Forgiveness. Forgiveness is normally associated with the experience of individuals and the ebb and flow of their personal relationships. But it is arguable that forgiveness - or its lack - at the institutional or political level is even more important for the health of the human community. In his lecture, Richard Holloway will offer a wide-ranging interpretation of the complexity of the human condition and the fundamental importance of forgiveness to the sustaining of its social and political institutions. And he will argue that there has rarely been a time when it is more needed than today.




Richard Holloway is the author of thirty books, including Godless Morality, Doubts & Loves, Looking in the Distance and Between the Monster and the Saint. His book, Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt, published by Canongate in March 2012, was short-listed for the Orwell Prize and won the PEN-Ackerley prize. His latest book, A Little History of Religion, published by Yale University Press in 2016, was shortlisted for the Saltire Non Fiction prize.

Richard was Bishop of Edinburgh for 14 years and Gresham Professor of Divinity in the City of London.

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