The Cross of Nails: Joining in God's Mission of Reconciliation
The Cross of Nails: Joining in God's Mission of Reconciliation  -     By: Oliver Schuegraf
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Canterbury Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 1848252390
ISBN-13: 9781848252394

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The Community of the Cross of Nails came into being as a result of the bombing of Coventry Cathedral in November 1940. Amid the destruction, two medieval nails were found lying in the shape of a cross - seen as a prophetic sign for the need of forgiveness and reconciliation, the people of Coventry offered forgiveness to the people of Germany at Christmas, just weeks after the bombing.

Today, the Community of the Cross of Nails has 160 centres in 40 countries, working and praying to build peace, heal the wounds of history and enable people to grow together in hope through conferences, teaching in schools and prisons, and pilgrimages. This illustrated book tells its remarkable story from the beginning. It is also a work of contextual theology, offering reflection on the meaning of reconciliation in the contemporary world and relating experiences of imaginative forgiveness from Cape Town to Ground Zero.

Published as part of Coventry Cathedral's golden jubilee celebrations, this celebrates its continuing ministry of reconciliation.

Author Bio

Oliver Schuegraf is a Lutheran theologian who was a member of the cathedral community in Coventry, before returning to his native home of Germany. Today he is an ambassador for the Community of the Cross of Nails and for the work of Coventry Cathedral.

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