Website On Religion - Topic: Capital punishment -- Religious aspects - 16 results
This page offers information about the death penalty debate in North Carolina, including a letter written to Billy Graham.
"Few public policy issues have inflamed passions as consistently and as strongly as the debate over capital punishment. Religious communities have been deeply involved on both sides of the issue, drawing on teachings and traditions of justice and the dignity of human life. The debate over the death penalty has been complicated in recent years by questions regarding both the fairness of the criminal justice system and the possibility of reform and rehabilitation among death row inmates." A collection of articles.
"People of Faith Against the Death Penalty is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, interfaith organization whose mission is to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in the United States. Founded in 1994 in North Carolina, PFADP focuses its programs on organizing among faith communities in the South."
Edited by Charles Bellinger.
An essay by Kenneth Cauthen.