What Religion Brings to the Politics of Transitional Justice

Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 93-110

19 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2009

Date Written: Fall 2007

Abstract

This article explores the impact of religion on transitional justice. The first half argues that religion supports the distinct approach of reconciliation. The second half argues that religious actors who influence transitional justice are characterized by two features: differentiation from their state and a political theology of reconciliation.

Suggested Citation

Philpott, Daniel, What Religion Brings to the Politics of Transitional Justice (Fall 2007). Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 93-110. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1417035

Daniel Philpott (Contact Author)

University of Notre Dame ( email )

361 Mendoza College of Business
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646
United States

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