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Riddell Lectures - Good news in an age of fake news? The place of mercy in a post-truth society
Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James's, Piccadilly

Although Shakespeare's Portia was speaking about the constraint rather than the dilution of mercy in her speech to Shylock, in her second lecture Lucy Winkett will explore what she will characterise as the mercilessness of contemporary public discourse, in contrast to the Scriptural characterisation of mercy, to be exercised with what might be called decisive patience and revolutionary forgiveness. Could the quality of mercy transform contemporary public debate? And if so, how?

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