If order is the attainable and justice the possible, then (re)conciliation is the desirable. Conciliation is future-focused in that it sees former enemies as partners in a shared future.
Eric PattersonApril 6, 2022
In a series of articles in the fall of 1946, Christianity and Crisis contributors offered reports based upon their travels, including from Reinhold Niebuhr and John Baillie in Germany.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold Niebuhr & Mark MeltonSeptember 3, 2021
We comfort ourselves, saying, “This is not who we are.” But without deeper reflection, such pat answers are lies, strengthening the “vulgarized knowledge” that allow us to ignore the chasms that threaten to consume us.
Chris SeipleJanuary 14, 2021
Removing Francisco Franco’s body from the Valle de los Caídos would disturb an unwritten pact of forgiveness and forgetting Spain made during its transition to democracy.
Javier RuperezSeptember 20, 2018
Lucinda Mosher and David Marshall’s Sin, Forgiveness, & Reconciliation: Christian & Muslim Perspectives examines pivotal differences and shocking similarities between the two religions.
Ryan McDowellMay 26, 2016