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I am the executive editor of the webzine "Eklektikos: A Contemporary Christian Digest", a tireless researcher seeking a deeper and clearer knowledge regarding the past, present and future plight of Christians in our fallen world.

Sunday, August 14, 2005

So What Is Justice, Really?

What is justice? It's a threshold question for any society. The classic definition handed down through the ages is simply seeing that "each person gets his due." Fair enough. But secular liberals and secular conservatives today interpret this very differently—and their views translate into very different public policies.

What Is Justice?

The problem is that humans don't behave the way we should in order for human society to function as God intends.


Blogger Jot said...

"Three decades of ministry in the criminal justice arena have taught me that neither conservatives nor liberals have it right. The real answer is not an either/or approach; it is the biblical view, which embraces both the distributive and retributive models."
After spending well over two decades in the criminal justice arena myself, I totally agree with Mr. Colson on this point.
Humanity, in large part, has simply chosen to ignore God. Won't they be surprised when Jesus returns...
Pray, folks.

Peace, love and mercy...


"He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass."
- Thomas Adams

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 5:56:00 PM  

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