Is This (Torture as Entertainment) What We Have Come To?

A New York Times article by Samuel G. Freedman (republished in my local newspaper Feb. 23, 2013 under the headline "Through a theological lens") discusses the film "Zero Dark Thirty" and its implications for the subject of torture. The movie is about the investigation leading up to the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and depicts scenes of people being tortured for information leading to that. The article quotes Princeton theologian George Hunsinger asking "What does it say about … [Read more...]


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