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Author Ramadan, Tariq

Title Forgiveness in Practice / edited by Stephen Hance
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents Intro; Forgiveness in Practice by Stephen Hance; Introduction; Ch 1. Reflections on Forgiveness Some Jewish Perspectives; Ch 2. Forgiveness and Christianity; Ch 3. Forgiveness in Islam From Prophetic Practice to Divine Principle; Ch 4. Forgiveness in the Buddhist Tradition; Ch 5. Out of the Depths Offenders and Forgiveness; Ch 6. Uses and Abuses of Self-Forgiveness; Ch 7. On Forgiveness and Medical Harm; Ch 8. Restorative Justice and Forgiveness; Ch 9. Understanding Revenge An Invitation to Let Go; Ch 10. A Pastor Looks at Forgiveness
Ch 11. The Role of Forgiveness After Interpersonal Abuse Danger or Road to Recovery and Healing?Ch 12. Families, Forgiving and Withholding Forgiveness Meaning and Family Process; Ch 13. Birth Parents, Adoption, Identity and Forgiveness; Ch 14. Forgiveness and End of Life; Ch 15. Face to Face with Endless Mercy How a Christian Community Forgives; Ch 16. Forgiveness, the Individual and the Conflict Society; Ch 17. Bearing Witness How the RESTORE Programme Helps Prisoners Change the Narrative of Their Lives; Ch 18. Addiction and Forgiveness; Ch 19. Concluding Reflections; About the Contributors
Summary This collection reveals what forgiveness looks like in practice from the standpoint of those working in the helping professions. Written from many different perspectives, this eclectic volume challenges the reader to reconsider their assumptions about forgiveness, and illuminates everyday impact of forgiveness
Notes Subject IndexAuthor Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Forgiveness -- Religious aspects
Forgiveness -- Religious aspects.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Ethics.
Form Electronic book
Author Adshead, Gwen
Bash, Anthony
Bowman, Deborah
Cherry, Stephen
Cooper, Howard
Hance, Stephen, editor
Liebmann, Marian
Meadows, Jesse Butler
ISBN 0857009834 (electronic bk.)
9780857009838 (electronic bk.)