The Resource As we forgive : stories of reconciliation from Rwanda, Catherine Claire Larson, (ebook)

As we forgive : stories of reconciliation from Rwanda, Catherine Claire Larson, (ebook)

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As we forgive : stories of reconciliation from Rwanda
Title
As we forgive
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stories of reconciliation from Rwanda
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Catherine Claire Larson
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eng
Summary
Inspired by the award-winning film of the same name. If you were told that a murderer was to be released into your neighborhood, how would you feel? But what if it weren't only one, but thousands? Could there be a common roadmap to reconciliation? Could there be a shared future after unthinkable evil? If forgiveness is possible after the slaughter of nearly a million in a hundred days in Rwanda, then today, more than ever, we owe it to humanity to explore how one country is addressing perceptual, social-psychological, and spiritual dimensions to achieve a more lasting peace. If forgiveness is possible after genocide, then perhaps there is hope for the comparably smaller rifts that plague our relationships, our communities, and our nation. Based on personal interviews and thorough research, As We Forgive returns to the boundary lines of genocide's wounds and traces the route of reconciliation in the lives of Rwandans-victims, widows, orphans, and perpetrators-whose past and future intersect. We find in these stories how suffering, memory, and identity set up roadblocks to forgiveness, while mediation, truth-telling, restitution, and interdependence create bridges to healing. As We Forgive explores the pain, the mystery, and the hope through seven compelling stories of those who have made this journey toward reconciliation. The result is a narrative that breathes with humanity and is as haunting as it is hopeful
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Larson, Catherine Claire
Dewey number
967.57104/3
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non fiction
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  • War victims
  • Reconciliation
  • Genocide
  • Electronic books
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
  • Social change
  • Social conflict
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
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adult
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As we forgive : stories of reconciliation from Rwanda, Catherine Claire Larson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780310560296
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT11915735
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11915735
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As we forgive : stories of reconciliation from Rwanda, Catherine Claire Larson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310560296
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11915735
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11915735
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MWT11915735
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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