Jesus and punishment (Christian Century review of Rethinking Incarceration)

Dominique DuBois Gilliard’s Rethinking Incarceration is the perfect addition to a larger conversation about mass incarceration.

March 1, 2018

When Michelle Alexander quit teaching law in 2016, she made a memorable statement which included the following words: “This is not simply a legal problem, or a political problem, or a policy problem. At its core, America’s journey from slavery to Jim Crow to mass incarceration raises profound moral and spiritual questions about who we are, individually and collectively, who we aim to become, and what we are willing to do now.”

Check out the rest of this review over at Christian Century.