State of Aporia:Violence, forgiveness and non-self-asserting agency in christian philippine society

@inproceedings{Wong2010StateOA,
  title={State of Aporia:Violence, forgiveness and non-self-asserting agency in christian philippine society},
  author={Pak Nung Bryan Wong},
  year={2010}
}
This paper aims to identify the discursive logic of Christian forgiveness in a Philippine society which has experienced low intensity conflict for decades. It identifies a predicament involving legal stalemate and personal indecision which is dubbed as “state of aporia”.For the purposes of the article, state of aporia has three meanings. First, it denotes the ignoranceof the victims of communist insurgency and counter-insurgency who cannot know the “objective” truth of political killings due to… CONTINUE READING