Restorative Justice, Prison Ministry, and the Church

Douglas A. Campbell
Duke University
Discipline(s): Divinity
Syllabus Last Updated: 
October, 2016

The course describes and criticizes current realities in the American criminal justice system and its allied ideology of retribution in the light of a theology of reconciliation. Alternative models of restorative justice are explored, along with the role of the local church as an agent of constructive mission and transformation.