Tag: Forgiveness

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    For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."

    April 17, 2009 | Comments

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    Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia, explains the Jewish High Holiday concepts of sin, repentance, and forgiveness. More

    September 26, 2008 | Comments

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    In public life, separation of church and state is widely approved, but what about separation of religious beliefs from official acts? Should a public official be guided by his or her faith? Granting clemency is a form of mercy or forgiveness, and governors can see it in very different ways. More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from AMISH GRACE: HOW FORGIVENESS TRANSCENDED TRAGEDY by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, and David L. Weaver-Zercher. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Bob Abernethy interviews author Steven Nolt, a history professor at Goshen College in Indiana, about the one year anniversary of the tragedy in an Amish schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, where a gunman murdered five girls and severely wounded five others before killing himself. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    FRED DE SAM LAZARO, guest anchor: Now, a special report about a woman named Eva Kor. She’s a real estate broker in Terre Haute, Indiana, but her story is one of unthinkable loss and suffering as a child at the … More

    July 13, 2007 | Comments

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    “I feel that some crimes warrant the death penalty… Jonathan didn’t deserve life, he deserved what he got. The fact that I had forgiven him didn’t change what he had done,” says Paula Kurland, who forgave the man who murdered her daughter. More

    May 16, 2003 | Comments

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    “Rather than to try to change God, prayer should change us, should make us better human beings. That is the ultimate purpose of prayer,” says Cantor Abraham Lubin of Congregation Beth El in Bethesda, Maryland. We spoke with him as he prepared for the high holidays. More

    September 21, 2001 | Comments

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    In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, we discuss questions about justice, forgiveness, and retribution with four religious leaders and scholars. More

    September 14, 2001 | Comments

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    One of the most difficult of all religious teachings is the importance of forgiving. Forgiveness is taught as something a person should do for God or for others. But, more and more, both religious and secular counselors are encouraging forgiveness … More

    May 18, 2001 | Comments

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