The Power of Forgiveness


The POWER of FORGIVENESS was made possible by a grant from The John Templeton Foundation and by Fetzer Institute as part of its Campaign for Love and Forgiveness. Both of these agencies have a wealth of information and resources at their repective websites.

Wayne E. Oates Institute - Online Learning CenterOur national partner, Wayne E. Oates Institute is a connected learning community exploring spirituality and health as a way to advance integrative care for the whole person. They recently conducted an online conference as the first in a series of educational opportunities that will allow professional and lay caregivers to learn more about the healing power of forgiveness.   With ForgivenessWe also have a partnership with WithForgiveness. Visit their site to post your comments and stories on the Share Forgiveness forum, join lectures and workshops, enjoy free telecasts and learn about creating a forgiveness circle.


Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy
Donald Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt and David Weaver-Zercher.

Azim's Bardo: From Murder to Forgiveness
Azim Khamisa.
ANK Publishing, Inc.

Dare to Forgive
Edward M. Hallowell, MD.
Health Communications, Inc.

Dimensions of Forgiveness: Psychological Research and Theological Perspectives
Worthington, E.L., Jr. (Ed.).
(1998). The Templeton Foundation Press.

Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness and Making Miracles
Marianne Williamson.
Riverhead Books

Five Steps to Forgiveness: The Art and Science of Forgiving: Bridges to Wholeness and Hope
Worthington, E.L., Jr.
(2001). Crown Publishers.

Forgive for Good
Fred Luskin.

Forgive for Love
Fred Luskin.

Forgive to Love: How Forgiveness Can Save Your Life
Dr. Dick Tibbits.
Integrity Publishers.

Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Processfor Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope
Robert Enright.
American Psychological Association.

Forgiving and Reconciling: Bridges to Wholeness and Hope
Worthington, E.L., Jr.
(2003).  InterVarsity Press.

Handbook of Forgiveness
Worthington, E.L., Jr. (Ed.).
(2005). Brunner-Routledge.

Elie Wiesel
(1957). Hill and Wang.

On Apology
Aaron Lazare.
Oxford University Press.

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Thich Nhat Hanh.
Bantam Books.

Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope
Joan Chittister.
William B. Eerdmans Publishing.

The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection
Robert Karen.
Doubleday Press.

The Power of Forgiveness Book

Based on a film by Martin Doblmeier

Briggs, K.

(2008) Fortress Press

“Forgiveness may be the best hope for our rage-filled world. In a lively style, Kenneth Briggs deftly explores the tough questions and illuminates the transforming power of forgiveness.”

– Donald Kraybill, co-author of Amish Grace

Worthington, E. L., Jr.
(2006). Templeton Foundation Press. (CD, books on tape version).

The Power of Forgiving
Worthington, E.L., Jr.
(2005). Templeton Foundation Press.

The Resilient Spirit: Transforming Suffering into Insight and Renewal
Polly Young Eisendrath. 
Perseus Publishing.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Sean Covey.
Simon & Schuster.

To Forgive is Human: How to Put Your Past in the Past
McCullough, M. E., Sandage, S. J., & Worthington, E. L., Jr.
(1997).  Brunner-Rutledge.

Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now
Gordon Livingston, MD.
Marlowe & Company.