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Christian Forgiveness

10 Reasons You Should Forgive Those Who've Hurt You

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 06.26.2016 | Religion
Stephanie R. Caudle

Over the last week the concept of forgiveness has been the hot topic of discussion in churches, libraries, workplaces and dinner tables across the globe.

How I Found Out My Ex-Husband Cheated On Me, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2014 | Home

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, went through a painful divorce after her first marriage, and she was courageous enough to shar...

Do We Have To Forgive Chris Brown?

Briallen Hopper | Posted 04.15.2012 | Religion
Briallen Hopper

The Chris Brown story illustrates real problems with the way Americans understand forgiveness and redemption. Too often, American-style forgiveness is a kind of forgetting.

The Quiet Forgiveness Of The Amish

Donald Kraybill | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Donald Kraybill

As a forgiving people, the Amish of Nickel Mines desired not to create objects or monuments that recall the violence of that day. Nor did they want to be viewed as victims.

Mass on 9/11: Scripture On The Mark

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Scripture advises that anger clouds our vision and hardens our hearts. It makes us base rather than noble. It blinds us to our own failings and encourages a dangerous arrogance. It makes us forget we need forgiveness as individuals and as a nation.

Remembering 9/11: Between Forgiveness And Revenge

Maria Mayo | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Maria Mayo

When the quest for justice becomes a manhunt, the cycle repeats. And when forgiveness comes too early or too easily, the cycle stands to repeat again.

5 Myths About Forgiveness In The Bible

Maria Mayo | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Maria Mayo

It may well be true that "Forgiveness sets you free." However, the idea of forgiveness as a psychological or emotional condition traces to 18th-century moral philosophy, not first-century Christian writings.

Who's To Judge? A Christian Response To Anders Breivik

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

The Bible says: The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous and throw them into the furnace of fire. If there's a candidate for most likely to be thrown in, shouldn't it be Anders Breivik?

Can Forgiveness Overcome Cancer?

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Marina Cantacuzino

Dr. Barry explains that he is not saying forgiveness is the Christian thing to do, but that "it's the right thing to do, if what you want is the best chance of beating your disease."

Forgiveness Scholar Opens Up On Role Of Faith

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) For more than a quarter of a century, psychologist Robert D. Enright has been a pioneer ...

Necessary Heartbreak: How I Found Jesus

Michael J. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael J. Sullivan

I was desperate that New Year's Eve in 1983 to find shelter. I attended a service in a neighborhood church and hid in the back under a pew. I was ecstatic when the doors were locked.

Tragedy And Forgiveness In The Christian South

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Roy Hoffman Religion News Service MOBILE, Ala. (RNS) In The Devil in Pew Number Seven, Rebecca Nichols Alonzo tells a deeply personal story of God...