The primary purpose of Justice Reflections is to publish
theological essays about matters relevant to people in prison ministry. Whilst
Justice Reflections will primarily exist to promote these theological
issues, people may be attracted to look regularly at the website if it amasses
wider aesthetic, artistic and literary ideas about imprisonment.
might fulfill a pastoral function. It may also encourage people to contribute
small items - particularly if they do not feel inclined to contribute theological
essays. Initial interest in the broader aspects may encourage some people to read
the theological essays!
Art, in particular, has the advantage of conveying
creative ideas beyond language. It is a dimension traditionally used in churches.
The internet could be an ideal medium for communicating these ideas by receiving
and disseminating them to people with a common interest. It might therefore be
feasible for this website to collect ideas relevant to people in prison ministry
and display them in an organised and accessible way.
Some of the ideas might