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Author Gilliard, Dominique DuBois, author.

Title Rethinking incarceration : advocating for justice that restores / Dominique DuBois Gilliard.

Publication Info. Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Books, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  365.608996 GIL    AVAILABLE
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Description 230 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Part 1: The roots and evolution of mass incarceration -- The war on drugs -- How did we get here? From black codes to neoslavery -- Beyond law and order -- Three overlooked pipelines: mental health, private prisons, and immigration -- The school-to-prison pipeline -- Part 2: The church's witness and testimony -- Protestant reformers: prophetic activism, nonviolence, and God's wrath -- The prisoners' pastor: chaplaincy and theology's institutional impact -- The spirit of punishment: atonement, penal substitution, and the wrath of God -- Atonement and sanctifying retribution -- Divine justice is inherently restorative -- Holy interruptions: dismantling mass incarceration.
Summary Explores the history and foundation of mass incarceration and examines Christianity's role in its evolution and expansion. Shows how Christians can pursue justice that restores and reconciles, and offers creative solutions and innovative interventions to help bring authentic rehabilitation, lasting transformation, and healthy reintegration to America's broken criminal justice system.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-230)
Subject Imprisonment -- History.
Prison reformers -- United States.
Alternatives to imprisonment.
Christianity and justice.
Prisoners -- Religious life -- United States.
Prison chaplains -- United States.
Prison educators -- United States.
ISBN 9780830845293
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