“What is the Point of Forgivenss?” The Coffee House at

“What is the Point of Forgivenss?”
A BBC Video
With Bettany Hughes
The Coffee House
Trinity Episcopal Church
October 16, 2011
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall
58 South 2nd Street, Chambersburg
Inspired by Jesus' words on the cross, Bettany Hughes traces the history of this challenging virtue. What does it really ask of us?
And how realistic is it to put into practice?
She looks for forgiveness in the violence of
the Crusades, the turmoil of the Reformation
and the quest for peace in South Africa. At
Ground Zero Bettany meets Cheryl McGuinness the widow of the co-pilot of the first
plane to hit the Twin Towers, who in a remarkable gesture has chosen to forgive her
husband's murderers. It is a paradox of history that the more secular the society, the
more forgiveness flourishes.
This is the 6th in a series of offerings at
the Coffee House at Trinity Episcopal
where people can share respectful conversation on various topics in an informal
All are welcome regardless of religious
affiliation. Our intention is to encourage
thoughtful and respectful dialogue in a
safe and friendly environment.
Endless coffee and tea for $1 and baked
goods for sale.
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