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(PUBPaulist)What has been the church's position on capital punishment? This exhaustive treatment looks objectively at each branch of Christianity by major epoch. Of unusual scope, the book also refers to the larger philosophical, sociological, and political context. Of importance to all believers. 320 pages, hardcover.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Paulist Press Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0809104873 ISBN-13: 9780809104871 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
An authority in the field gives a history of theological, philosophical, legal and popular arguments about the viability of capital punishment. The book shows how capital punishment has been ineffective and thus implicitly argues for its elimination.