Called to Forgive: The Charleston Church Shooting, a Victim's Husband, and the Path to Healing and Peace

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By: Anthony B. Thompson and Denise George   Vendor: Bethany House Publishers   Publication Date: 2019   Page Count: 256

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While the murder of his wife devastated Anthony Thompson, he and three other relatives of victims chose to privately and publicly forgive the shooter. Years later, the church and community still struggle to understand the family members' deliberate choice to forgive the racist murderer. But as Charlestonians have witnessed these incredible acts of forgiveness, something significant has happened to the community--black and white leaders and residents have united, coming together peaceably and even showing acts of selfless love.

This book is the account of Anthony's wife's murder, the grief he experienced, and how and why he made the radical choice to forgive the killer. But beyond that, Anthony goes on to teach what forgiveness can and should look like in each of our lives--both personally, in our communities, and even in our nation. After much pain, reflection, and study, Thompson shares how true biblical love and mercy differ from the way these ideas are reflected in our culture.

Be inspired by this remarkable story and discover how the difficult decision to forgive can become the key to radical change.

Additional Details

Audience Non-Specific
Author Anthony B. Thompson and Denise George
Language English
Pages 256
Publication Date Jun 4, 2019
Publisher Bethany House Publishers

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