The Power of Forgiveness

Panelists, including the author, talked about the book The Power of Forgiveness. The book examines the idea of forgiveness in overcoming… read more

Panelists, including the author, talked about the book The Power of Forgiveness. The book examines the idea of forgiveness in overcoming personal, national, and international struggles. It includes interviews with Elie Wiesel, Sister Helen Prejean, and others and contributions from other writers. It is based on a documentary film by Martin Doblmeier. Kenneth Briggs talked about his own experience writing the book. Other topics included the difficulty of forgiveness, how forgiveness benefits the person forgiving, and the role of forgiveness in society. Following the discussion panelists answered questions from members of the audience. close

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The Power of Forgiveness

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Program ID:
202144-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2008 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 2008 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 30, 2008 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2008 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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