Jan

06

2010

Justin Taylor|4:16 pm CT

Torture and Ticking Timebombs: A Christian Ethics Symposium

Joe Carter writes:

The subject of torture is once again being widely addressed—at least in certain segments of the blogosphere. But while bloggers and other pundits have entered the fray, the Christian intellectual community has been relatively silent.

In the Fall of 2006, Justin Taylor and I decided to host an online symposium and encourage several leading Catholic and Evangelical ethicists and thinkers to provide guidance on how to think morally about the issue by responding to Dr. Charles Krauthammer’s then current Weekly Standard article, The Truth About Torture. We asked them to address several questions, including: “What is the truth about torture from a Christian worldview? Is torture ever allowed? And if so, under what conditions and circumstances?”

The entries are collected here. You can read each essay by clicking on the author’s name below:

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