Source: (2001) Update: The Church Council on Justice and Corrections (Winter): 3-4.
In 2001, the Church Council on Justice and Corrections (based in Ottawa, Ontario) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) to discuss GodÃ¢Â€Â™s justice and religious reasons for punishment. In this article, Carole Oliver summarizes key ideas from a daylong workshop on the theology of justice and punishment, this being the gist of the AGM theme, Ã¢Â€ÂœA conversation on GodÃ¢Â€Â™s justice: Healing or retribution?Ã¢Â€? The day ran from personal anecdotes on Ã¢Â€ÂœlifeÃ¢Â€Â™s lessons on justice and punishment,Ã¢Â€? through activities to identify and visualize the religious roots of punishment, to small group discussions on current issues relating to justice and punishment. See http://www.ccjc.ca/news/newsletter.cfm.
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