And The Criminals With Him: Essays in Honor of Will D. Campbell and All the Reconciled

And The Criminals With Him Essays in Honor of Will D Campbell and All the Reconciled Replicating the first hand nature of Will Campbell s original Kattalegete collection twenty new essays pull back the veil on today s prison industrial complex

  • Title: And The Criminals With Him: Essays in Honor of Will D. Campbell and All the Reconciled
  • Author: Will D. Campbell Richard C. Goode
  • ISBN: 9781610979467
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • Replicating the first hand nature of Will Campbell s original Kattalegete collection, twenty new essays pull back the veil on today s prison industrial complex.

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    1. Out of sight is out of mind for many things but it applies to the US prison system more than most other things. There are many who prefer it that way. Not only those who benefit from the prison system but also those who don't want to know. I can understand not wanting to know. I would be much happier if I knew a lot less of the US prison system. The problem is, Christian charity requires knowing when people are being treated like Christ--as in Christ brought before Caiaphas and Pilate.Will D. Ca [...]

    2. A powerful set of essays that includes the voices of "insiders" and "outsiders" providing a glimpse of a world that so many have simply forgotten, the world of the incarcerated. I read this book after visiting the very penal institutions and meeting with the many of the authors of these essays. For those who are considering any form of ministry or work related to the US criminal "justice" system this book is well worth the read. "And the Criminals With Him" addresses both personal and systemic i [...]

    3. So far my stomach is in my throat and my heart is on the floor. As a Christian leader I feel as though I was slapped in the face by the reality of a system that we all wish we could ignore but our very Scripture calls us to minister to the imprisoned.Bringing these essays together under the rubic of Will Campbell's reminder that we are all already one is incredibly effective. I, to this minute, cannot tell you why we don't have a prison ministry running in my congregation but I can tell you this [...]

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