Wounds Not Healed by Time The Power of Repentance and Forgiveness
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How should we respond to injuries done to us and to the hurts that we inflict on others? In this thoughtful book, Wounds Not Healed By Time, Solomon Schimmel guides us through the meanings of justice, forgiveness, repentance, and reconciliation. In doing so, he probes to the core of the human encounter with evil, drawing on religious traditions, psychology, philosophy, and the personal experiences of both perpetrators and of victims. Christianity, Judaism and Islam call for forgiveness and repentance in our relations with others. Yet, as Schimmel points out, there are significant differences between them as to when and whom to forgive. Is forgiving always more moral than refusing to…
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Wounds Not Healed by Time|
|Revenge ... Justice|
|The Essence of Forgiveness|
|Why ... When to Forgive|
|How to Forgive|
|Forgiving Oneself ... Forgiving God|
|The Essence of Repentance|
|Repentance ... Reconciliation|
|Epilogue: The South African Experience|
|Index of Names|
|Index of Subjects|