While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Forgiveness books.
- Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Let Go of Anger and Blame, and Find Peace in Any Situation (2010)
- Total Forgiveness (2007)
- Forgiveness: The Greatest Healer of All (1999)
- Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything (2017)
- The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World (2015)
- Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Question and Deep Wounds (2008)
- The Gift of Forgiveness (2002)
- Forgiveness: Finding Peace Through Letting Go (2018)
- Forgiveness Made Easy: The Revolutionary Guide to Moving Beyond Your Past and Truly Letting Go (2017)
- Forgiveness (2008)
- The Way of Forgiveness: Readings for a Peaceful Life (2019)
- The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace (2008)
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Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Let Go of Anger and Blame, and Find Peace in Any Situation (2010)
Is there a divine purpose behind everything that happens? If you’re willing to embrace that possibility, every aspect of your life can change. This is the theory behind Colin Tipping’s revolutionary method for experiencing the freedom, peace, and renewed energy that come with Radical Forgiveness.
Total Forgiveness (2007)
One of the core messages of the gospel is that of total forgiveness…not only that we can be totally forgiven by God, but also that we must, in turn, totally forgive others. Our culture is bound up in bitterness, resentment, and wallowing in wounds inflicted upon us by others, wounds that we all too easily accept and even cling to! This revised and updated best seller lovingly challenges believers to look within and root out those hidden and hardened places where subtle resentmen…
A guide to this most important spiritual gift reveals why it is so difficult to forgive and how to finally achieve forgiveness, letting go of suffering and anger in the process. Original. 35,000 first printing. Tour.
Too many of us feel trapped in stagnant romantic, family, or workplace relationships. Weighed down by toxic thoughts and emotions, we might be quick to judge and slow to pardon, and self-righteous about our feelings as we dwell on memories of what we or others did (or failed to do). In this tradepaper edition, Iyanla Vanzant challenges us to liberate ourselves from the wounds of the past and to embrace the new power of forgiveness.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter, the Reverend Mpho Tutu, offer a manual on the art of forgiveness—helping us to realize that we are all capable of healing and transformation.Tutu's role as the Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission taught him much about forgiveness.
Examines God’s Word to form a theology of forgiveness, helping readers move beyond the wounds of bitterness, disagreements, and broken relationships. A helpful resource for anyone who struggles to extend forgiveness.
The Gift of Forgiveness (2002)
Charles Stanley, one of the most influential spiritual leaders of our day, shares the key to personal and even world peace in The Gift of Forgiveness. as Stanley points out that no sin is so shockingly evil it blocks God’s forgiveness nor so trivial it negates the need for God’s mercy, he shares the specifics of how to go about receiving and giving forgiveness.The Gift of Forgiveness reflects the heart of Stanley’s teaching ministry.
“If your enemies are starving, feed them some bread; if they are thirsty, give them water to drink.” Proverbs 24:17 (CEB) There is nothing more crippling than holding on to anger. Anger, more than any other emotion, has the power to consume all aspects of our lives, distort our sense of purpose, and destroy our relationship with God.
Forgiveness Made Easy: The Revolutionary Guide to Moving Beyond Your Past and Truly Letting Go (2017)
How can you put the past behind you once and for all? What do you do when you know you need to forgive, but can’t? Ever wished forgiveness was easier? Many people don’t understand what forgiveness really is. Most people don’t realise that they are the one who stands to benefit the most from forgiving. This simple, revolutionary guide explains what forgiveness really is – – as well as what forgiveness isn’t and how to overcome the to doing it.
Based on a Christian frame work, the author leads the readers to the place of being willing to take the risk of releasing their offenders and learn to live in freedom. In the book the reader will see the necessity of forgiveness to release every offender in their life. To accomplish that objective the reader will first understand what forgiveness really means. There are too many misconceptions of what forgiveness really is and it requires clarification.
This moving anthology of inspiring true stories that foster healing and harmony include selections from C.S. Lewis, Henri Nouwen, Dorothy Day, Harold Kushner, Richard Rohr, James Martin, SJ, Jack Kornfield, Anne Lamott, Mary Oliver, Frederick Buechner, and many others.
:To remember the transforming power of forgiveness and lovingkindness. To remember that no matter where you are and what you face, within your heart peace is possible.In this beautiful and graceful little book, internationally renowned Buddhist teacher and meditation master Jack Kornfield has collected age-old teachings, modern stories, and time-honored practices for bringing healing, peace, and compassion into our daily lives. Just to read these pages offers calm and comfort.
Best Forgiveness Books to Read
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Guilt, Forgiveness, and Moral Repair: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Author(s): Maria-Sibylla Lotter, Saskia Fischer
ID: 3201770, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2022, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
Monotheism and Forgiveness
Author(s): S. Mark Heim
ID: 3212365, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2022, Size: 838 Kb, Format: pdf
The Tao of Fully Feeling: Harvesting Forgiveness Out of Blame
Author(s): Pete Walker
ID: 3374413, Publisher: Pete Walker Azure Coyote Pub, Year: 2022, Size: 16 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.