Forgiveness: An exploration, by Marina Cantacuzino

Author: Marina Cantacuzino. Review by Tim Newell.

‘Forgiveness is seen as a gift when it is experienced.’ | Photo: Book cover of Forgiveness: An exploration, by Marina Cantacuzino

This is a significantly hopeful book for our time. We’ve been through the extended trauma of Covid (its impact on our health and our reaction to its mismanagement), and the continuing uncertainty and lack of confidence in our political leadership, direction and competence. The coarsening of public discourse and the increasingly punitive political culture leaves little room for sympathetic understanding, compassion and empathy. Meanwhile our society becomes ever more unequal and divided.

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