Why Forgive? (Paperback)

Why Forgive? By Johann Christoph Arnold, Steven McDonald (Foreword by) Cover Image
On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of May 17 8:51pm
(RC- religion Christianity)


In Why Forgive? Arnold lets the untidy experiences of ordinary people speak for themselves--people who have earned the right to talk about forgiving.

Some of these stories deal with violent crime, betrayal, abuse, hate, gang warfare, and genocide. Others address everyday hurts: the wounds caused by backbiting, gossip, conflicts in the home, and tensions in the workplace. The book also tackles what can be the biggest challenge: forgiving ourselves.

These people, who have overcome the cancer of bitterness and hatred, can help you unleash the healing power of forgiveness in your own life.

Why Forgive? these stories and decide for yourself.

Praise For…

ALA Booklist (Starred Review)

A most impressive book…so powerful that tears often impede reading.

Houston Chronicle

Thought-provoking and soul-challenging… Arnold writes with an eye-opening simplicity that zings the heart.

Denver Post

Why Forgive? shows humanity at its gut-churning worst and ennobling best through the experience of people who have endured unthinkable losses and struggled to make peace with their perpetrators.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780874869422
ISBN-10: 0874869420
Publisher: Plough Publishing House
Publication Date: May 25th, 2014
Pages: 232
Language: English