Justice that Restores

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2001 - 175 pages
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America's justice system is broken. Offenders repeat and return to jail. Chuck Colson shows why the prevailing systems of criminal justice simply don't work. The book showcases Colson at his best, including personal stories, historical study, and shocking statistics. Bottom line: only a system that is based on a biblical worldview, a system that restores both the offender and the offended, will have any lasting success. This authoritative work is Colson's legacy statement about criminal justice. These proven principles can reverse the current criminal decline.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Brent Barnard - Goodreads

I am a huge fan of Colson, but this book is specifically written on prison reform. I'm interested in that too, but it's not as broadly applicable as most of other books. I checked it out from the ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Tim Chavel - Goodreads

Awesome book! A new way to look at the prison system. Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Crisis in Criminal Justice
The Fundamental Basis of Justice and the Law
The Consequences of the Rise of Naturalism
The Implications for Criminal Justice
Deprivation or Depravity?
The Consequences of Utopian Notions of Criminal Justice
A Realistic View of Human Nature
The Moral Roots of Crime
The Moral Answer
Christianitys Role in Transformation
Restorative Justice
With Gratitude
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À propos de l'auteur (2001)

Chuck Colson was a popular and widely known author, speaker, and radio commentator. A former presidential aide to Richard Nixon and founder of the international ministry Prison Fellowship, he wrote several books that have shaped Christian thinking on a variety of subjects, including Born Again, Loving God, How Now Shall We Live?, The Good Life, and The Faith. His radio broadcast, BreakPoint, at one point aired to two million listeners. Chuck Colson donated all of his royalties, awards, and speaking fees to Prison Fellowship Ministries.

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