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Unpacking Forgiveness
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Chris Brauns
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Crossway

Examines God's Word to form a theology of forgiveness, helping readers move beyond the wounds of bitterness, disagreements, and broken relationships. A helpful resource for anyone who struggles to extend forgiveness.
Unpacking Forgiveness
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Chris Brauns
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-03 - Publisher: Crossway

Helps readers move beyond the wounds and baggage of bitterness, disagreements, and broken relationships. "True or false: most Christian pastors and counselors agree on what forgiveness is and how it should take place." This question is part of Chris Brauns's Forgiveness Quiz that draws readers into his book and gets
Rethinking Christian Forgiveness
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: James K. Voiss
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-14 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

Is there such a thing as “Christian Forgiveness”? Christians speak as though there is. But what would it be? How would it differ from forgiveness as a basic human enactment? And if there is a distinctive Christian forgiveness, what might it have to say to our world today? To answer
The Limits of Forgiveness
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Maria Mayo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers

Maria Mayo questions the contemporary idealization of unconditional forgiveness in three areas of contemporary life: so-called Victim-Offender Mediation involving cases of criminal injury, the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in post-apartheid South Africa, and the pastoral care of victims of domestic violence. She shows that an emphasis on
Imprecation as Divine Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Kit Barker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-28 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Christian readers of the Hebrew Bible are often faced with a troubling tension. On the one hand, they are convinced that this ancient text is relevant today, yet on the other, they remain perplexed at how this can be so, particularly when parts of it appear to condone violence. Barker’s