Source: Paper accepted for publication with the International Journal of Servant Leadership, July 2017.
Emerging research within organizational leadership and transitional justice disciplines are recognizing the role of forgiveness and recon... READ MORE
from the post by Jon Collins on Restorative Justice Council:
....The first thing to note is that victims do not have to forgive their offender to take part in restorative justice. This may be obvious to those working in the field, but it’s ... READ MORE
Source: (2008) Social Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:462–468Background Legislation to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was passed soon after election of South Africa’s first democratic government. Discourse around the T... READ MORE
Source: (2014) in, S. Maphosa, L. DeLuca, and A. Keasley, eds., Building peace from within. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa. PP. 74-84.This chapter provides a case study of a bottom-up restorative justice intervention aimed at encouragi... READ MORE
Source: (2013) Journal of Law and Religion. 28:521-532.Taken together, these three books offer a vision and a challenge to
the intersection of law and religion. Behind Henderson's work, one
cannot but hear the competing visions of justice and le... READ MORE
from the chapter by Geoff Harris:
This chapter provides a case study of a bottom-up restorative justice intervention aimed at encouraging prisoners to take responsibility for their behaviour and at transforming relationships between prisoners and... READ MORE
reviewed by Dan Van Ness:
27 Minutes; Producer: Mark Umbreit; 2013
In these days, mentioning of the word ‘forgiveness’ in a support group of severe-crime victims can set off an electrical charge that fills the air. But there are some victims... READ MORE
from the entry by Craig Gilliam on Just Peace:
….Forgiveness at its deepest level is from God and it is a gift. As I understand forgiveness, it is, in part, a process or journey by which we open ourselves to the reality of another, thus, underg... READ MORE
from the entry by Ron Nikkel on pfi.org:
….The fact remains that for many people forgiveness is as controversial a concept as it is an illogical one.
Yet for most of us, even while forgiveness is personally desirable when we desire mercy for o... READ MORE
from the entry by Ted Wachtel on the HuggPost Blog:
Restorative justice has been receiving a lot of attention lately, due to Paul Tullis's January 4 New York Times Magazine article, "Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?"
This story a... READ MORE