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Biblical and Religious Resources: Capital Punishment

A guide to Bibles, commentaries, theology, church history, and other related material

Capital Punishment Links

Christian Perspective on Capital Punishment:  An Evaluation of Rehabilitation -- A 2005 article by Andrew Uduigwomen in Quodlibet.

Death Penalty Links -- A collection of categorized links: facts, law, websites pro and con, people on death row, documents, reports, etc. The overall slant of the site is against the death penalty.

The Pew Forum's Death Penalty Page -- "Few public policy issues have inflamed passions as consistently and as strongly as the debate over capital punishment. Religious communities have been deeply involved on both sides of the issue, drawing on teachings and traditions of justice and the dignity of human life. The debate over the death penalty has been complicated in recent years by questions regarding both the fairness of the criminal justice system and the possibility of reform and rehabilitation among death row inmates." -- A site that seeks to organize as comprehensively as possible Internet resources which support capital punishment.

Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed? -- A collection of links to pro and con resources, many with religious perspectives.

Struggling With Capital Punishment in North Carolina -- Information about the death penalty debate in North Carolina, including a letter written to Billy Graham.

Capital Punishment Books