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Religion and Torture

Jaweed Kaleem

Religious Group Protests Torture Depicted In Zero Dark Thirty

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.15.2013 | Religion

As the controversy continues over torture scenes in Zero Dark Thirty, the film about the hunt to capture Osama bin Laden, a group called the National ...

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.

Torture: Blinking In The Face Of Evil

Satpal Singh | Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion
Satpal Singh

Many religions believe in a compassionate God, and that all humans are children of God. When most of us would shudder just thinking about our child being tortured, how can we justify the brutalization of God's sons and daughters?

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