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Impunity : an ethical perspective : six case studies from Latin America / edited by Charles Harper.

Contributor(s): Harper, Charles | World Council of Churches.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Geneva : WCC Publications, c1996Description: xviii, 142 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 2825412031.Subject(s): Human rights -- Latin America | Punishment -- Latin America | Human rights -- Latin America -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Christianity and justice -- Latin America
Contents:
Foreword / Dwain C. Epps -- Introduction: From impunity to reconciliation / Charles Harper -- Peru. The legalization of impunity : an obstacle to national reconciliation / José Burneo. Some ethical and pastoral reflections : towards a citizens' movement against impunity / Rafael Goto Silva -- Uruguay. The consequences of impunity for Uruguayan society : a biblical-theological approach. The covenant : its structure and conditions / Gillermo Kerber. Reconciliation, justice and forgiveness / Luis Pérez Aguirre. Under the reign of fear : fear as an instrument of social control / Araceli E. de Rocchietti. Tolerance in a process of reconciliation / Carlos Delmonte. Forgetting and remembering / Ademar Olivera -- Argentina. The church : a witness to the truth on the way to freedom / Raul Soza -- Chile. Breaking the human link : the medico-psychiatric view of impunity / Paz Rojas Baeza. A Christian reflection : what we see, think and feel / Ecumenical Coordinating Assembly. The law and biblical prophecy / Dagoberto Ramírez F. The absence of justice / Héctor Salazar Ardiles -- Bolivia. Historical and ethical thoughts about the foundations of human rights / Permanent Assembly for Human Rights -- El Salvador. Theological reflections on the report of the Truth Commission / Jon Sobrino.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-140).

Foreword / Dwain C. Epps -- Introduction: From impunity to reconciliation / Charles Harper -- Peru. The legalization of impunity : an obstacle to national reconciliation / José Burneo. Some ethical and pastoral reflections : towards a citizens' movement against impunity / Rafael Goto Silva -- Uruguay. The consequences of impunity for Uruguayan society : a biblical-theological approach. The covenant : its structure and conditions / Gillermo Kerber. Reconciliation, justice and forgiveness / Luis Pérez Aguirre. Under the reign of fear : fear as an instrument of social control / Araceli E. de Rocchietti. Tolerance in a process of reconciliation / Carlos Delmonte. Forgetting and remembering / Ademar Olivera -- Argentina. The church : a witness to the truth on the way to freedom / Raul Soza -- Chile. Breaking the human link : the medico-psychiatric view of impunity / Paz Rojas Baeza. A Christian reflection : what we see, think and feel / Ecumenical Coordinating Assembly. The law and biblical prophecy / Dagoberto Ramírez F. The absence of justice / Héctor Salazar Ardiles -- Bolivia. Historical and ethical thoughts about the foundations of human rights / Permanent Assembly for Human Rights -- El Salvador. Theological reflections on the report of the Truth Commission / Jon Sobrino.

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