High Holiday Forgiveness Resources


Below is a list of books we have found helpful. This list is constantly evolving and we welcome your feedback - email us to share any resources you think should be included. 


Wounds Not Healed by Time: The Power of Repentance and Forgiveness by Solomon Schimmel 

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal

Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy by Kraybill, Nolt, Weaver-Zercher

The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection by Robert Karen

How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To by Janis A. Spring 

Forgiveness: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Get on with Your Life by Simon and Simon 

On Apology by Aaron Lazare 

The Power of Apology: Healing Steps to Transform All Your Relationships by Beverly Engel 

Considering Forgiveness edited by Aleksandra Wagner with Carin Kuoni 

The Bridge to Forgiveness: Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness by Karyn Kedar

The Wisdom of Forgiveness: Intimate Conversations and Journeys by the Dalai Lama and Victor Chan

How to Forgive When You Can’t Forget: Healing Our Personal Relationships by Charles Klein

The Sacred Art of Forgiveness: Forgiving Ourselves and Others through God’s Grace by Marcia Ford

Exploring Forgiveness ed. Robert Enright

The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness and Peace by Jack Kornfield

The Art of Forgiving: When You Need To Forgive and Don't Know How by Lewis Smedes.

Rabbi Rami Guide to Forgiveness: Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler by Rami Shapiro

The Forgiveness Handbook: Spiritual Wisdom and Practice for the Journey to Freedom, Healing and Peace by editors at SkyLight Paths

No Future Without Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu

Small Victories by Anne Lamott

A Little Book of Forgiveness by D. Patrick Miller

An Ethic for Enemies by Donald Shriver

The Forgiveness Formula by Kathleen Griffin

Forgiving and Not Forgetting by Jeanne Safer

Forgive and Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve by Lewis B. Smedes