Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Virtue Ethics: An Ethical Development Program for High School Youth

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The Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur is also known as the Day of Atonement. Read more about the meaning and practice of Yom Kippur in the Tapestry of Faith program Building Bridges, Workshop 5, or on the Judaism101 website. The Unitarian Universalist Association's resources on forgiveness include this UU-flavored Yom Kippur ritual.

Read more about the organization started by Azim Khamsa on the website of the Tariq Khamsa Foundation.

The Tao of Forgiveness, by William Martin (New York: Penguin, 2010), uses true stories, wisdom tales, and spiritual exercises to help you along a path of forgiveness.

Living into Hope: A Call to Spiritual Action for Such a Time As This, by Joan Brown Campbell (Woodstock, VT: Skylights Path, 2010), invites people of faith to bring hope to the work of forgiveness, renewal, creating justice, and building loving communities.

A Little Book of Forgiveness (Pasadena: Fuller Press, 2008), by Unitarian Universalist minister Marilyn Sewell, explores forgiveness as a catalyst for spiritual growth.

The video clip Forgiveness: How Do Children Forgive? is part of a series the Spiritual Literacy Project has posted on YouTube featuring excerpts from a DVD series, based on the book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life, by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat (New York: Scribner, 1998). Watch more of the videos, visit the website, or read the book.