With Arizona’s execution of convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood III on July 23, 2014, the question of the morality of the death penalty has again come to the fore.
More than 30,000 Americans die each year from gun violence, yet gun control has not emerged as a significant agenda item for faith-based organizations seeking to affect public policy.
The Fetzer Institute says its mission is “to foster awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in the emerging global community.” Contact Amy Ferguson.
Sept. 27, 2009, The Vancouver Sun article about the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit where the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu jointly received the Fetzer Prize for Love and Forgiveness.
Read a March 28, 1999, Time magazine article on forgiveness research.
Read an Oct. 8, 2006, Jeff Jacoby column in The Boston Globe about Amish forgiveness.
Read an Oct. 31, 2006, essay in The Christian Century on Amish forgiveness by Donald Kraybill.
The Forgiveness Web calls itself the Internet’s most comprehensive forgiveness resource and provides links to many online sources.
Frederic Luskin posts 9 Steps to Forgiveness on his Web site.