Embodying forgiveness : a theological analysis / L. Gregory Jones.

By: Jones, L. GregoryPublication details: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, c1995Description: xix, 313 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0802838065 (alk. paper); 9780802838063 (alk. paper); 0802808611 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780802808615 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Forgiveness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 234/.5 LOC classification: BT795 | .J66 1995
Contents:
The Cost of Forgiveness. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the reclamation of a Christian vision and practice -- Therapeutic forgiveness. The Church's psychological captivity in Western culture -- Forgiveness eclipsed. Is violence the master of us all? -- Characterizing the God who forgives. The triune God and Christian life -- Forgiveness, repentance, and the judgment of grace. The word that transfigures us in the spirit -- Practicing forgiveness. Trinitarian community and the hope for a new humanity -- The craft of forgiveness. Traditions, parables, and making and remaking responsible human life -- Loving enemies. Living with others in the absence of reconciliation -- Is this a story to pass on? Forgiveness, holiness, and the politics of memory.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Cost of Forgiveness. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the reclamation of a Christian vision and practice -- Therapeutic forgiveness. The Church's psychological captivity in Western culture -- Forgiveness eclipsed. Is violence the master of us all? -- Characterizing the God who forgives. The triune God and Christian life -- Forgiveness, repentance, and the judgment of grace. The word that transfigures us in the spirit -- Practicing forgiveness. Trinitarian community and the hope for a new humanity -- The craft of forgiveness. Traditions, parables, and making and remaking responsible human life -- Loving enemies. Living with others in the absence of reconciliation -- Is this a story to pass on? Forgiveness, holiness, and the politics of memory.