Torture Is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims, and People of Conscience Speak Out
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Sep 5, 2008 - Religion - 272 pages
In this hard-hitting volume two dozen scholars, activists, military officers, and religious leaders call for an immediate end to the practice of torture, paying particular attention to its use in the American war on terror.
Torture Is a Moral Issue begins with background material, including vivid firsthand accounts from a torture survivor and a former U.S. interrogator in Iraq. The heart of the book contains respectively Christian, Jewish, and Muslim arguments against torture, and the final part charts a way forward toward a solution, offering much principled yet practical advice. Included as an afterword is an interview with Darius Rejali, one of the world's foremost experts on torture and democracy.
Taha Jabir Alalwani
William T. Cavanaugh
David P. Gushee
Adm. John Hutson
Ann Elizabeth Mayer
Gen. Richard M. O'Meara
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