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Response to Overture 1: Adopt a Study Report on Restorative Justice

Christian Reformed Church
June 4, 2015

Source: (2003) In “Minutes of Synod 2003”, Acts of Synod 2003, pp. 617-618. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Christian Reformed Church in North America. Held June 14-19, at B.J. Haan Auditorium, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. Downloaded 8 September 2004.

In February 2000, the CRC Office of Social Justice convened a consultation of thirty-five persons connected to the criminal justice system in the United States and Canada. It was this group that initially advocated denominational involvement in restorative justice issues. Following this, a working group was formed to study and raise awareness concerning these issues. (excerpt)


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