Hunsinger calls for four steps to challenge continuing torture by the US saying that “Nothing less is at stake in the torture crisis than the soul of our nation.”
Hunsinger on US torture
George Hunsinger interviewed by Princeton Theological Review’s W. Travis McMaken
What is torture for? Torture has a formative effect on the collective imagination of a society. It is, in the strict sense, a taboo. Its name must not be spoken, but its presence must be widely known, because it generates a special kind of collective imagination about us and about our enemies. Torture does not merely respond to enemies; it helps make them.