Forgiveness and Child Abuse: Would YOU Forgive?

Forgiveness and Child Abuse: Would YOU Forgive?

by Lois Einhorn Ph.D.
     
 

Lois Einhorn deals with one of the most despicable aspects of crime that plagues modern society. -Arun GandhiDuring her healing process, Dr. Einhorn shared her horrific story of ritualistic child abuse with a variety of influential people and asked, What would YOU do? Do you forgive your parents? HOW do you forgive yourself? Fifty-three people responded, including&

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Lois Einhorn deals with one of the most despicable aspects of crime that plagues modern society. -Arun GandhiDuring her healing process, Dr. Einhorn shared her horrific story of ritualistic child abuse with a variety of influential people and asked, What would YOU do? Do you forgive your parents? HOW do you forgive yourself? Fifty-three people responded, including: Mumia Abu-Jamal, Patch Adams, M.D., Edward Asner, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Laura Davis, Thomas F. Eagleton, Albert Ellis, Paul Ferrini, Lynne Finney, Arun Gandhi, Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton, Linda Hogan, Rabbi Steven Jacobs, Bill T. Jones, Mary Elizabeth King,, Robert Muller, Daniel Quinn, Robert C. Scaer, M.D., Pete Seeger, Bernie Siegel, M.D., Gerry Spence, Richard E. Vatz, Kurt Waldheim, Everett L. Worthington, Jr., This is a unique and powerful book destined to encourage discussion, dialogue, and debate; and many of the responses will challenge readers to move from a paradigm of revenge and fear to one of love and forgiveness - regardless of the severity of the atrocities.

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ISBN-13:
9781931741699
Publisher:
Robert Reed Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

A 35+-year Professor of Communication at Binghamton University in New York, Lois Einhorn has published five previous books and many articles; received many honors, awards and grants including five major teaching awards-often the youngest then and since to receive these honors. Dr. Einhorn was honored as a 2004 Heroine of Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Peace by The World Forgiveness Alliance.

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