Source: (2004) Journal of Lutheran Ethics (JLE). 4(3). March. Downloaded 12 August 2005.
 â€œRestorative justiceâ€ is a concept that has been written about, talked about, and argued about. However, only a few people have actually been engaged in the practice of â€œrestorative justice.â€ Fortunately, the number of such practitioners is growing, and the faith community is discovering that restorative justice is closely related to such biblical truths as redemption, reconciliation and healing.(excerpt)