Questions tagged [the-amber-spyglass]

Questions related to Philip Pullman's 2000 novel The Amber Spyglass, which is the third part of the His Dark Materials trilogy. Use this tag with the [philip-pullman] tag.

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Understanding preemptive penance and absolution

In Philip Pullman's novel The Amber Spyglass, we're told that the Consistorial Court has developed doctrines of "preemptive penance and absolution": "Father President," said ...