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Forgiveness

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

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GUESTS: FREDERIC LUSKIN, Ph.D. Director of the Forgiveness Project at Stanford University Research Follow at the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at Stanford FR. DREW CHRISTIANSEN, S. J. Senior Fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University Counselor to the U.S. Catholic Conference on Mideast Affairs Co-editor of Peacemaking: Moral and Policy Challengesfor a New World and the forthcoming Morals and Might (Westview) Former Director, Office of International Justice and Peace, U.S. Catholic Conference JOHN BORNEMAN, Ph.D. Visting Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley Author, Settling Accounts: Violence, Justice and Accountability in Postsocialist Europe (Princeton University Press, 1997) Most everyone agrees that forgiveness is a virtue, but practicing forgiveness can be more difficult. After a war, how can societies look beyond injustices done and construct a future not poisoned by the past? Forgiveness is not just a spiritual matter- it can help societies avoid a cycle of revenge in which violence begets violence for generations. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the many dimensions of forgiveness.