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Title:
The journey toward reconciliation
Author:
Lederach, John Paul.
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Publication Information:
Scottdale, Pa. : Herald Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
206 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780836190823
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Book

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Summary

Summary

We live in a diverse, but interdependent world. Even with modern technology, communications, and travel, we still need to build relationships leading to reconciliation.John Paul Lederach shares insights gained from years of work in international mediation and deep spiritual reflection on the task of reconciliation. From personal experiences and the Bible story, he finds God seeking reconciliation throughout history. Here is help for conflicted families, communities, and nations. 208 Pages.


Table of Contents

Harold H. Saunders
A Personal Forewordp. 10
Prefacep. 13
1 The Journey Toward the Face of Godp. 17
Part 1 Stories From the Reconciliation Road
2 My Only Childp. 29
3 The Colonelp. 43
4 The Meeting Placep. 51
5 Time, Healing, and Reconciliationp. 62
6 Facing the Powersp. 81
Part 2 The Journey Through Conflict
7 Conflict in the Church?p. 99
8 In the Beginning ... Was Conflictp. 110
9 Where Two or Three Meetp. 118
10 Keeping Silent and Listeningp. 141
Part 3 The Call to Reconciliation
11 The Ministry of Reconciliationp. 159
12 Through the Valley and to the Tablep. 167
13 Wander, Wonder, and Waitp. 174
14 The Dreamp. 190
Bibliographyp. 203
The Authorp. 205