Where justice and mercy meet : Catholic opposition to the death penalty / edited by Vicki Schieber, Trudy D. Conway, and David Matzko McCarthy
- Pt. 1. The death penalty today. Facing the truth -- The appearances and realities of lethal injection / Kim Philip Hansen -- Seeing ourselves from an international perspective -- An international perspective on the death penalty / Amanda Beal -- Trying to get it right -- Rethinking the death penalty / Trudy D. Conway -- The power of stories -- Stirring hearts and minds / Kurt Blaugher -- pt. 2. A Christian rethinking of the death penalty. Forgiveness and healing -- The Eucharist : forgiveness and personhood / Rodica Stoicoiu -- Jesus Christ and sacrifice -- Jesus Christ as scapegoat : Christology, sacrifice, and the death penalty / David Cloutier -- Hebrew Scriptures : "an eye for an eye" -- Biblical principles : Mosaic law / Richard Buck -- The Bible and the church -- WWJD? Jesus, the death penalty, and US Catholics / Mary Katherine Birge, SSJ -- pt. 3. Church teachings on capital punishment. The Catholic moral tradition -- The ancient, medieval and early modern views / E. Christian Brugger -- The church today -- The church and capital punishment in the modern period / E. Christian Brugger -- The Catechism in historical perspective -- The catechetical tradition / Msgr. Stuart W. Swetland -- The death penalty in the catechetical tradition -- The Gospel of life / Msgr. Stuart W. Swetland -- pt. 4. The least of these. Money matters -- The economics of the death penalty / Alejandro Cañadas and John Schwenkler -- A legacy of race -- The death penalty and race / Timothy W. Wolfe -- Vulnerabilities and risks -- People with disabilities and the death penalty / Thomas H. Powell, Robert Perske, Patricia A. Lester, and Dominique L. Nguyen -- A matter of discipleship -- The heart of our faith / Fr. James Donohue, CR.
- 9780814635087 and 0814635083
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