4 episodes

How do we cope with the worst things that have ever happened to us, and the most terrible things we have ever done? Reporting back from the edges of human experience, The F Word Podcast grapples with the thorny topic of forgiveness by talking to people who have transformed hate into hope.

The F Word Podcast The Forgiveness Project

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

How do we cope with the worst things that have ever happened to us, and the most terrible things we have ever done? Reporting back from the edges of human experience, The F Word Podcast grapples with the thorny topic of forgiveness by talking to people who have transformed hate into hope.

    Episode 3: Joan Scourfield on facing the man who killed her son

    Episode 3: Joan Scourfield on facing the man who killed her son

    Marina Cantacuzino talks to Joan Scourfield, the mother of James who in 2011 was killed when a young man called, Jacob Dunne, threw a fatal punch in an unprovoked attack in Nottingham, England. A few years later Joan and her then husband David came face-to-face with Jacob in a restorative justice meeting. In Episode 4 of The F Word Podcast Marina gets to hear Jacob’s story.

    • 26 min
    Episode 1: Stephanie Cassatly on rage and the gift of remorse

    Episode 1: Stephanie Cassatly on rage and the gift of remorse

    Marina Cantacuzino talks to Stephanie Cassatly, a writer, teacher, mother and wife from Florida. When Stephanie was 18, her mother was shot and killed in a convenience store robbery in New Orleans, changing every preconceived notion she had about the world and what it meant to feel safe. 

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: Bjørn Ihler on the power of personal storytelling, violent extremism and why it’s important not to dehumanize terrorists

    Episode 2: Bjørn Ihler on the power of personal storytelling, violent extremism and why it’s important not to dehumanize terrorists

    Marina Cantacuzino talks to 29-year-old Bjørn Ihler, a writer, filmmaker and ‘peace activist’ from Norway. Bjørn is a survivor of the attack on Utøya Island in July 2011 when far-right extremist Anders Breivik killed 69 people and injured many more. Bjørn’s expertise lies in countering extremist narratives, as well as deconstructing their propaganda.

    • 30 min
    The F Word Podcast Trailer

    The F Word Podcast Trailer

    How do we cope with the worst things that have ever happened to us, and the most terrible things we have ever done? Reporting back from the edges of human experience, The F Word Podcast grapples with the thorny topic of forgiveness by talking to people who have transformed hate into hope.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

redguitar999 ,

Brilliant

Revelatory insight into recovering from severe trauma.

Billy_The_Froggy ,

We all need a little forgiveness

This is a great way to tap into The Forgiveness Project. Every story resonates and makes me think about my own journey. Marina is a fantastic listener and so knowledgeable in her field that her questions are calm and seamless. Excellent.

markeygg12 ,

Powerful and insightful series

This is such a powerful series, brings the work of the Forgiveness Project to life with some moving and important interviews

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