Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections by Marie Fortune

Using research, studies, stories and prayer, Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections focuses on the views and opinions of these two prominent religions as well as sharing the wisdom of their traditional teachings. Forgiveness is an essential concept for many survivors of abuse as well as the perpetrators. Some believe that urging victims to simply forgive and forget in the face of such harsh realities may not be practical and could actually endanger the healing process. Forgiveness and Abuse studies several aspects of the spiritual influence in forgiving and vindicating abusive crimes, including traditional views of forgiveness and repentance and the use of a clinical study examining the relationship between forgiveness and mental health as well as comparing Christian and Jewish responses to a questionnaire regarding forgiveness. Forgiveness and Abuse offers a new insight on the spiritual connections between religion, abuse and forgiveness, and brings hope as religious leaders unite to address a multi-faith resolution to conflict. With the events of recent years weighing on society's shoulders, this collection is profoundly significant for clergy, counsellors, therapists, and survivors, as well as the abuse perpetrators themselves.

Buy Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections by Marie Fortune from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780789022516
ISBN-10: 0789022516
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Haworth Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections by Marie Fortune

Book Reviews - Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections by Marie Fortune

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections book by Marie Fortune and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Marie Fortune

Remembering Conquest by Marie Fortune
Paperback, December 1999
$66.59
Love Does No Harm by Marie Fortune
Paperback, October 1998
$44.99