About Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

I am a Professor of Theology at Chicago Theological Seminary, author of more than a dozen books, a peace activist, and a public theologian.

A Spectacle of Power: Why Conservatives Love Torture

It was perhaps inevitable that the Trump administration would move to adopt torture as policy. The love of power drives the use of torture. It is not too strong to use the word “love” to describe the attitude of conservative regimes to torture. Torture is all about the abuse of … Continue reading