Ricochet: Life in a city under siege from guns
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Spirituality of Reconciliation
Robert Schreiter, CPPS. The Ministry of Reconciliation: Spirituality and Strategies. Orbis Books: Maryknoll, NY.1998.
Excellent guide to the spirituality of reconciliation.
Robert Schreiter, CPPS. In Water and in Blood: A Spirituality of Solidarity and Hope. Orbis Books; Revised edition (June 20, 2007)
This new, revised edition of a contemporary classic explores the significance of Christ’s death for a spirituality of universal solidarity and a hope that will endure in the face of violence.
Joseph Nassal, CPPS. Premeditated Mercy: A Spirituality of Reconciliation. Forest of Peace Publishing: Leavenworth, KS. 2000.
Miroslav Volf. Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation. Abingdon Press: Nashville, TN. 1996.
John Paul Lederach. The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.. Oxford University Press: NY, NY. 2005.
Victoria Lee Erickson and Michelle Lim Jones, editors. Surviving Terror: Hope and Justice in a World of Violence. Brazo Press: Grand Rapids, MI. 2002.
Jens Soering. The Way of the Prisoner: Breaking the Chains of Self Through Centering Prayer and Centering Practice. Lantern Books: NY, NY. 2003.