n African Renaissance - "A New Heart I Will Give You" : towards forgiveness, reconciliation and reconstruction

Volume 12 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


Using the experiences of a local parish church, this article explores the interconnected themes of forgiveness,reconciliation and reconstruction. It is suggested that while the work of liberation theology is not over, in order to move beyond oppositions, a theology of reconstruction should be embraced. This will necessarily require a measure of forgiveness. Circumstances facilitating forgiveness are considered. It is suggested that the experiences of a local church in attempting to offer a space for reconciliation and reconstruction may offer models of hope for the wider society

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