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Christianity Capital Punishment

Can The Death Penalty Deliver Justice Or Peace?

Michele Somerville | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

While I find it almost impossible to sympathize with Humberto Leal García Jr.'s suffering, I believe, as a person of faith, it is unjust and immoral for any state in the United States to put this killer to death.

Jesus Christ, Capital Defendant

Mark Osler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Osler

I think that there is something powerful in simply considering Christ as a criminal defendant. That subtle change in perspective can change worlds.

Texas, the Death Penalty, and the Will of God

Matt Idom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt Idom

I do not believe that capital punishment belongs in our world. The arguments of "crime determent" and "continuing threat to society" are masked justifications for a human response to justice, not a divine one.