Forgive and Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve

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Harper Collins, Apr 12, 1996 - Religion - 151 pages
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For all of us who have been wounded by another and struggled to understand and move beyond our feelings of hurt and anger, Lewis Smedes's classic book on forgiveness shows that it is possible to heal our pain and find room in our hearts to forgive. Breaking down the process of healing into four stages and offering stories of real people's experience throughout, this wise book provides hope and solace for all who long for the peace that comes with forgiveness.
 

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Contents

Forgiving People Who
51
Forgiving People Who Do Not Care
64
Forgiving Ourselves
71
Forgiving Monsters
78
Slowly
95
In Confusion
105
A Little at a Time
111
With a Fundamental Feeling
117
Forgiving Makes Life Fairer
125
Forgiving Is a Better Risk
134
Forgiving Fits Faulty People
147
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Lewis B. Smedes (1921-2002) was a renowned author, ethicist, and theologian. He was a professor of theology and ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, for twenty-five years. He is the award-winning author of fifteen books, including Forgive and Forget.

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