Reconciliation as spirituality -- What the women saw (Mark 16:1-8; John 20:1-18) -- "We had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel" (Luke 24:13-35) -- Peace, forgiveness, and food (Luke 24:36-49; John 20:19-23) -- Healing wounds (John 20:24-29) -- Breakfast on the seashore (John 21:1-17) -- "Taken from their sight" (Acts 1:6-11) -- Elements of a strategy for reconciliation -- Two preliminary questions -- Individual and social reconciliation -- Truth and justice -- Amnesty and pardon -- The church's role in the reconciliation process.
"In a world of conflict in which religious differences play a significant role, reconciliation grows increasingly important. The Ministry of Reconciliation shows how with a spirituality of reconciliation we can create the spaces in which reconciliation can happen, and with human strategies, how the process of reconciliation can move forward." "For all those working to overcome the effects of violence - whether in communities and societies, or even in neighborhoods and families - The Ministry of Reconciliation offers a sure guide and inspiration to the way of divine shalom."--BOOK JACKET.