Thursday, October 12, 2006

The Philadelphia Inquirer did an op-ed piece by Donald B. Kraybill about the Amish and forgiveness. “As pragmatic as they are about other things,” says Kraybill, “the Amish do not ask if forgiveness works; they simply seek to practice it as the Jesus way of responding to adversaries, even enemies.” He closed his article by making the point that “the transforming power of forgiveness may be the one redeeming thing that flows from the blood shed in Nickel Mines this week.”


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