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Haworth Press Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections

Explore what forgiveness means in the context of sexual and domestic abuse. Using research, studies, stories, and prayer, Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections focuses on the views and opinions of these two prominent religions. Forgiveness and Abuse studies several aspects of the spiritual influence in forgiving and vindicating abusive crimes, including:
  • traditional views of forgiveness and repentance using excerpts from Jewish law
  • a clinical study examining the relationship between forgiveness and mental health as well as comparing Christian and Jewish responses to a questionnaire regarding forgiveness
  • abuse of children and adults by members of the clergy: the roles of the victims, the abuser, and the church
  • the differences between forgiveness and reconciliation and whether they are both necessary
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