Saturday, January 08, 2011

The Quality of Forgiveness?

If [the Philadelphia Eagles] do go all the way to the championship game, expect it to become one of the biggest sports stories of the year. And be prepared for a debate that ranges far beyond football – to the quality of forgiveness, to whether the depravity suggested by his crimes can ever really be exorcised, to the age-old truth that despite the commercial myth connecting character and the playing field, great athletes and great human beings are not necessarily the same thing.

Excerpted from this article in Britain's "The Globe and Mail"

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