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Restorative justice as social justice.

Source: (2012) Nottingham Law Journal. 21:121-132.This paper takes the educational setting as an example, drawing on this writer’s professional and academic work in this field, but at the end it raises wider questions about what it means to be... READ MORE

Grace, forgiveness, justice

by Lynette Parker Recently, we posted an article reviewing the book The collapse of American Criminal Justice. I found a comment to the article posted on the Restorative Justice Online Facebook page to be very interesting: “I find it interesti... READ MORE

Restorative justice: A biblical view of justice

from the entry by TM Moore at ColseonCenter.org: We are obligated to live justly toward our neighbors, and, in part, that requires that we take appropriate preventive steps to guard his wellbeing and property. The statute cited in our text above... READ MORE

FaithCARE: Creating restorative congregations

from the article by Joshua Wachtel on the IIRP website: ....FaithCARE—Faith Communities Affirming Restorative Experiences — grew from a two-day retreat in 2007 that explored the possibilities for employing restorative practices in a faith-com... READ MORE

Restorative terminology: A modest proposal

by Dan Van Ness Howard Zehr suggests that at the core of restorative justice are the values of respect, responsibility and relationship. Respect for others, genuine responsibility that acknowledges the true extent to which my actions affect oth... READ MORE

Should DUI mug shots be on Facebook?

from Johnathan Kana's entry on ThinkChristian.net: Shame has its proper place, of course. Until we experience shame, deep remorse for our deeds is impossible and enduring reform is unlikely. But shame as a noun is quite a different thing from sha... READ MORE

Welcoming justice: God's movement toward beloved community.

Source: (2009) Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.Historian and theologian Charles Marsh partners with veteran activist John Perkins to chronicle God's vision for a more equitable and just world. Perkins reflects on his long ministry and identi... READ MORE

Social justice handbook: Small steps for a better world.

Source: (2009) Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.Mae Elise Cannon provides a comprehensive resource for Christians committed to social justice. She presents biblical rationale for justice and explains a variety of Christian approaches to doing... READ MORE