Beyond Retribution A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime, and Punishment

ISBN-10: 0802847978

ISBN-13: 9780802847973

Edition: 2001

Authors: Christopher D. Marshall

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Series Preface
Introduction: Gaining a Perspective
Sources of Moral Guidance
The Problem of Focus: Criminal Justice from the Underside
The Problem of Faith: Christian Ethics in the Public Arena
The Goal and Limitations of This Study
The Arena of Saving Justice: The Justice of God in Paul and Jesus
Paul's Gospel of Divine Justice
Justice at the Heart of the Gospel
Divine Justice as Restorative Justice
Justification by Faith as Restorative Justice
Redemptive Solidarity, Not Penal Substitution
Jesus as the Justice of God
Forgiveness of Offenders
The Stance of Nonretaliation
Punishment That Fits: The Purpose and Ethics of Punishment
The Debate over Criminal Punishment
The Rehabilitation Theory
The Deterrence Theory
The Retributivist Theory
Other Approaches
Restorative Punishment?
Punishment as the Pain of Taking Responsibility
Punishment as Symbol and Invitation
Vengeance Is Mine: Divine and Human Punishment in the New Testament
Punishment by Human Agency
Punishment in Society
Punishment in the Church
Punishment by Divine Agency
Historical Judgment
Final Judgment
Justice That Kills: Is There a Place for Capital Punishment?
Capital Punishment in the Bible
The Death Penalty in the Old Testament
The Death Penalty in Early Judaism
The Death Penalty in the New Testament
A Critique of Biblical Arguments in Support of Capital Punishment
Genesis 9:4-6
Pentateuchal Law
New Testament Material
Summary of the Biblical Arguments
A Critique of Other Arguments for Capital Punishment
The Need for Moral Boundaries
A Deterrent to Serious Crime
The Demands of Justice
Protection of the Innocent
Conclusion: Forgiveness as the Consummation of Justice
Summary of Findings
Imitatio Christi--Imitatio Dei
The Nature and Task of Forgiveness
What Is Forgiveness?
What Forgiveness Is Not
The Dynamics of Forgiveness
Forgiveness and the Justice System
Index of Scripture References
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Subjects
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