By refusing to allow past violations to determine our present and future choices, cycles of violence can be broken. Each choice aimed at stepping out of the cycle, whether successfully or not, is a peace act. what does committing to preach mean in a violent world? How might this commitment shape our relationships with one another, ourselves and the Earth? David Gee argues for a contemporary, practical faith that enlivens our humanity. A powerful and sometimes challenging exploration, "Holding Faith" shows how this "humane passion played out in the world" can enrich the way we live and begin to turn our societies around.