Distinguished speaker and professor of psychology at Luther College, Dr. Loren Toussaint, will be offering an hour-long speech on forgiveness. The speech will then be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.
Dr. Toussaint encourages “everyday forgiveness” to build resilience and minimize stress in families, schools, healthcare, workplaces, and communities. He has served as a consultant to Mayo Clinic, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Boise State University. He is the associate director of the Sierra Leone Forgiveness Project. Dr. Toussaint's research examines virtues, especially forgiveness, and how they are related to health and well-being. Dr. Toussaint and his colleagues recently published a compendium of research titled: Forgiveness and Health: Scientific Evidence and Theories Relating Forgiveness to Better Health (Springer).