The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age

Marina Cantacuzino

Non-fiction · Great for: Anyone facing adversity or difficulties. Particularly suitable for people in prisons.

About this book

What is forgiveness?
Are some acts unforgivable?
Can forgiveness take the place of revenge?

Powerful real-life stories from survivors and perpetrators of crime and violence worldwide are told here, revealing the very real impact of forgiveness on their lives. They raise the possibility of alternatives to resentment, retaliation and revenge and prompt the question ‘how can we define forgiveness?’

Forewords by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Alexander McCall Smith.

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What we think of this book & ideas for gifting

The stories in this book are both challenging and healing, it will make you think about what it truly means to forgive and how the world can become a more tolerant and empathetic place.