Politics+Society

Books

A review of Good Value

Stephen Green would be the first to tell you that he has led a privileged life. Indeed, he acknowledges his privilege throughout his book. As chair of HSBC, the global banking powerhouse, he has traveled the world and has engaged deeply in the global economy. He has sipped champagne and exchanged ideas at retreats with the world's most powerful people.

Books

Ways of peace

There isn't a tidy way to write about forgiveness. It's the whole gospel, for sure. But you've got to deal with the sin that preceded it and the damage that won't go away no matter how much reconciliation follows it. You've got to deal with the stop-start nature of relationships, the silence and paralysis of pain and shame, and the fact that we fail at least as much as we succeed.