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Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It's Killing Us

Autor: Claiborne, Shane

Editorial: HarperOne

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It's Killing Us : In this reasoned exploration of justice, retribution, and redemption, the champion of the new monastic movement, popular speaker, and author of the bestselling The Irresistible Revolution offers a powerful and persuasive appeal for the abolition of the death penalty.

The Bible says an eye for an eye. But is the state’s taking of a life true - or even practical - punishment for convicted prisoners? In this thought-provoking work, Shane Claiborne explores the issue of the death penalty and the contrast between punitive justice and restorative justice, questioning our notions of fairness, revenge, and absolution.

Using an historical lens to frame his argument, Claiborne draws on testimonials and examples from Scripture to show how the death penalty is not the ideal of justice that many believe. Not only is a life lost, so too, is the possibility of mercy and grace. In Executing Grace, he reminds us of the divine power of forgiveness, and evokes the fundamental truth of the Gospel - that no one, even a criminal, is beyond redemption. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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Leyes   Criminal Law
Religión y Espiritualidad   Spirituality

ISBN 13:9780062347374
ISBN 10:0062347373
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:313
Tamaño:8.31" l x 5.43" w x 0.79" h
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