Forgiving Others, Forgiving Ourselves: Understanding and Healing Our Emotional Wounds

Forgiving Others, Forgiving Ourselves: Understanding and Healing Our Emotional Wounds

by Myra Warren Isenhart, Michael Spangle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594736100
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,086,728
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Myra Warren Isenhart, PhD, who has devoted her career to helping others through conflict resolution, is founder of Organizational Communication, Inc. She served on faculties at Regis University, University of Denver and St. Thomas Theological Seminary and trained in alternative dispute resolution at Harvard Law School. She is coauthor of Collaborative Approaches to Resolving Conflict; Negotiation as a Way of Life and Negotiation: Communication for Diverse Settings.


Michael Spangle, PhD, a professor at Regis University and former Navy chaplain, teaches courses on forgiveness, emotions, communication and relationships. He is coauthor of Collaborative Approaches to Resolving Conflict; Negotiation as a Way of Life and Negotiation: Communication for Diverse Settings.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Nature of Forgiveness: Begin with a Clear Understanding
2. Ways We Experience Forgiveness: Three Perspectives on Harm Within and Between Us
3. Benefits of Forgiving and Being Forgiven: Releasing the Past, Embracing the Future
4. Resisting the Practice of Forgiveness: Why Such Difficulties?
5. What Facilitates Forgiveness? Personality, Relationships, and Communities
6. The Path to Forgiveness: Acknowledging Our Mistakes and Taking Action
7. Self-Forgiveness: Confronting Our Harshest Critic
8. The Role of Apology: How Apologies Heal
9. Reconciliation: The Bridge to Repairing a Broken Relationship
10. When Forgiving and Reconciling Are Difficult: Overcoming the Factors That Prevent Forgiveness
11 . Helping Others Forgive: Serving as a Peacemaker in the World Around You

Concluding Thoughts
Acknowledgments
Notes
Suggestions for Further Learning

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