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Restorative Justice, Prison Ministry, and the Church

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    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.