In his seminal work, Changing Lenses, Howard Zehr describes understanding restorative justice as a paradigm shift and compares it to a photographer changing the lens on the camera to see the picture differently.
Restorative justice offers a new lens for viewing traditional notions of justice.
This guide, as a whole, aims to offer an understanding of these from a Catholic perspective, or lens. The following section offers an overview of additional lenses that are critical to engagement, especially in this current historical moment.
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