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New PDF release: A Guilted Age: Apologies for the Past

By Ashraf A. H. Rushdy

Public apologies became more and more universal scenes and consultant moments in what seems to be an international strategy of forgiveness. The apology-forgiveness dynamic is known to we all, yet what do those rituals of atonement suggest after they are utilized to political and old events? 

In his well timed, topical, and incisive ebook A Guilted Age, Ashraf Rushdy argues that the proliferation of apologies by way of politicians, international locations, and church buildings for previous events—such as American slavery or the Holocaust—can be understood as a ancient phenomenon. In our post–World warfare II international, Rushdy claims that we are living in a “guilted age.”  

A Guilted Age identifies the 2 significant sorts of apologies—political and historical—and Rushdy defines the dynamics and techniques of every, exhibiting how the evolution of 1 ended in the opposite. In doing so, he unearths what apology and forgiveness do to the earlier occasions they respectively express regret for and forgive—and what occurs once they fail.

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