Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
xi, 280 pages ; 23 cm.
Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.)
Formatted Contents Note
Case studies in justice and mercy Race and class: Race, class, and the development of criminal justice policy / Marc Mauer Domestic violence: Complicity or justice and mercy? sexual violence challenges, the criminal justice system, and the churches / Lois Gehr Livezey Death penalty: Echoes of grace : from the prison to the state house / Ernie Lewis Sentencing: Recapturing the good, not merely measuring harms : rehabilitation, restoration, and the federal sentencing guidelines / Jonathan Rothchild Law and society: A place for mercy / Albert W. Alschuler International law: Why international law matters in God's world / David Scheffer Critical response to David Scheffer / David Little Approaches to justice and mercy Scriptural approaches: Samaritan justice : a theology of "mercy" and "neighborhood" / Matthew Myer Boulton Political theology approaches: The way of the cross as theatric of counterterror / Mark Lewis Taylor Critical response to Mark Lewis Taylor / Sarah Coakley Theological ethics approaches: Criminal justice and responsible mercy / William Schweiker Phenomenological approaches: Fallibility and fragility : a reflection on justice and mercy / Kevin Jung Social ethics approaches: Justice and mercy : the relation of societal norms and empathic feeling / Peter J. Paris Historical theology approaches: Criminal justice and the law of love : reflections on the public theology of Reinhold Niebuhr / W. Clark Gilpin Critical response to W. Clark Gilpin / William C. Placher Postscript / William Schweiker.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index.
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