Common Era: What Does Justice Mean? (S2 Episode 02)
Justice is increasingly a word at the forefront of our social conversations, but like any word it’s subject to interpretation and misunderstanding. In this episode Annmarie and Matshidiso talk about a Biblical view of both justice and fairness, how these have influenced our legal systems, and yet how they might differ from what we expect. They talk about the prevalence of injustice, and justice from the perspective of the most marginalised in society, including those who are incarcerated. The conversation reveals just how muddied the concepts of love and justice have become, in comparison to the commands of Scripture, and the testimony of Jesus himself.
More about our guests:
Annmarie Lewis OBE is a leading business and justice consultant – sought after in the fields of Justice Systems, Strategy, Business/Organisational Development and Design and Executive Leadership. Having previously founded her own award winning social enterprise, and consultancy business, she is also an accomplished academic, trainer and executive coach. Her passion and specialisms are within the youth justice sector, where she has worked across the entire spectrum of end to end justice, spanning 25 years.
A classically trained pianist, Matshidiso is also a composer, arranger and singer-songwriter. With a background in human rights law, her passion is to use music and creativity to promote human rights and justice-based projects. Matshidiso also has a podcast Holding Up the Ladder where she interviews people about their creative processes — https://holdingtheladder.com
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