Source: (2008) Journal of Psychology and Christianity. 27(4):368-370.

To date, there has been a paucity of empirical research aimed explicitly at discovering how Christians forgive. I briefly review sixteen studies in the Summer and Winter issues of the Joumal of Psychology and Christianity for their major themes. These suggest that in many ways, findings from research on the forgiveness by Christians are like all other people, like some other people, and like no other people (author's abstract). The article includes a discussion of studies done in restorative justice programmes.