Books, articles and other references on forgiveness        
The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence, and ReconciliationScott R. ApplebyRowman Littlefield97808476855541999
Forgiveness: A Philosophical ExplorationCharles GriswoldCambridge University Press0521703514; 97805217035122007
Forgiveness & Reconciliation: Public Policy & Conflict TransformationRaymond G. Helmick; Rodney PetersenTempleton Foundation Press1890151645; 97818901516452001
Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided SocietiesJohn Paul LederachUnited States Institute of Peace Press1878379739; 97818783797331997
The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building PeaceJohn Paul LederachOxford University Press0199884021; 97801998840252005
Forgiveness and Mercy. Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and LawJeffrie G. Murphy; Jean HamptonCambridge University Press0521395674; 97805213956701990
TRC Report : and Reconciliation CommissionSouth African Government 1995
No future without forgivenessDesmond TutuRandom House97807126048572000
Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent bookMiroslav VolfZondervan0310265746; 97803102657402005
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of ForgivenessSimon WeisenthalRandom House LLC0307560422; 97803075604212008
Five Steps to Forgiveness: The Art and Science of ForgivingEverett L. WorthingtonCrown Publishing Group0609609181; 97806096091872001
Handbook of ForgivenessEverett L. WorthingtonRoutledge113541095X; 97811354109572005
The Book of ForgivingDesmond Tutu; Mpho TutuHarperCollins0007512872; 97800075128742014
Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian LifeCardinal Walter KasperPaulist Press0809106094; 97808091060972014
"You can't forgive without loving. And I don't mean sentimentality. I don't mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, 'I forgive. I'm finished with it.'"        
--- Maya Angelou