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Christianity and Torture

No Matter What Cheney Says, Torture Is Never Acceptable

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 11.01.2011 | Religion
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

But torture is never the only way to get a person to talk. Expert interrogators tell us repeatedly that torture creates unreliable information and is a powerful recruiting tool for our enemies.

Shame On You, Dick Cheney

Rev. Richard Cizik | Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion
Rev. Richard Cizik

There is no wiggle room for torture here. There shouldn't be. And yet you and President Bush both acknowledge authorizing torture. And you show no shame in doing so.

Should Christianity Be Blamed For Torture?

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

Both secular and religious institutions employed torture. The popular impression that it was primarily a religious activity indicates the success of the anti-religion culture warriors telling their sensationalized version of history

Loyalty And Passion In The American Christian Torture Debate

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

Our purpose here is to discuss the ethics of torture. More concretely, I will address the question of whether it was morally justifiable for the United States government to employ "enhanced interrogation techniques" sometimes classified as torture.

Jesus Christ, George Bush And Torture

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

It is sickening enough that Bush consistently obliterated America's constitutional ideals of human rights. But to do all of these calloused acts in the name of Christ elicits in me, as a minister and follower of Jesus, a prophetic condemnation.