Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2010.
xi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. Torture and U. S. Foreign Policy : Looking Back : 1. Torture after 9/11: the road to Abu Ghraib / Karen J. Greenburg Response to Karen J. Greenburg / Ronald P. Mahurin 2. How the US military responded to the drift toward torture / Donald J. Guter Response to Donald J. Guter by Steven N. Xenakis 3. What torture does to human beings / Dianna Ortiz, Douglas A. Johnson Response to Sister Dianna Ortiz and Douglas A. Johnson / Denise Massey 4. What the torture debate reveals about American Christianity / David P. Gushee Response 1 to David P. Gushee / Brian Walt Response 2 to David P. Gushee / M. Cathleen Kaveny Response 3 to David P. Gushee / Mohammed Elsanousi 5. Guantánamo : an assessment and reflection from those who have been there / John A. Chandler, Mark Denbeaux, Gita Gutierrez, Thomas Wilner Part II. Recovering Our Moral Bearings : Where Do We Go From Here? : 6. Sermons and Reflections : Sacred bodies : inspirited flesh / Cheryl Bridges Johns Imagine the sojourner / Fleming Rutledge Tortured truth / Tyler Wigg-Stevenson 7. The religious roots of human rights / Glen H. Stassen Response 1 to Glen H. Stassen / Matthew Norman Response 2 to Glen H. Stassen / Graham B. Walker Jr. 8. Healing the (American) Christian relationship with the Muslim world / Rick Love Response to Rick Love / Mahan Mirza 9. Violence finds refuge in falsehood / George Hunsinger Response 1 to George Hunsinger / Elizabeth Bounds Response 2 to George Hunsinger / Larry McSwain 10. Insights from the next generation : Religious torture in the war on terror / Michael Peppard Heroism in the age of terror : the dark knight of the American soul / Kathryn Reklis Prisons outside the kingdom : a theological reflection on CIA black sites / Natalie Wigg-Stevenson 11. National security, torture, and a practical way forward / Rachel Lauer Appendix : Results of Mercer University/Faith in Public Life poll on Southern evangelical attitudes toward torture.
Proceedings of a conference held Sept. 11-12, 2008 at Mercer University.
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