The Head and the Heart of the Matter in Hope and Forgiveness

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In the first part of this chapter, knowledge of the head and heart will be examined in relation to a conceptual distinction between optimism and hope. In the second section, head and heart knowledge will be distinguished in relation to the human experience of forgiveness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHead and Heart
Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives from Psychology and Religion
EditorsFraser Watts, Geoff Dumbreck
Place of PublicationConshohocken, PA
PublisherTempleton Press
Number of pages40
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-59947-448-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-59947-439-7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2013


  • Psychology of religion
  • head
  • heart


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