Reconciliation

[New Entry by Linda Radzik and Colleen Murphy on May 11, 2015.] Among the things commonly described as reconciled are ideas, narratives, persons, groups, and God. To reconcile theories with one
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[New Entry by Linda Radzik and Colleen Murphy on May 11, 2015.] Among the things commonly described as reconciled are ideas, narratives, persons, groups, and God. To reconcile theories with one another is to render them mutually consistent. To reconcile yourself to the fact that you have cancer is to live better with the belief that you do. Reconciliation of the divine-human relationship is linked in the Christian tradition to the notion of salvation. This essay concentrates on the uses to which the concept of reconciliation has...

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