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Title Doing justice to mercy : religion, law, and criminal justice / edited by Jonathan Rothchild, Matthew Myer Boulton and Kevin Jung.
Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.

Series Studies in religion and culture
Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.)
Subject Religion and justice.
Religion and law.
Alt Name Rothchild, Jonathan.
Boulton, Matthew Myer, 1970-
Jung, Kevin, 1970-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 280 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index.
Contents Case studies in justice and mercy -- Race and class: Race, class, and the development of criminal justice policy / Marc Mauer -- Domestic violence: Complicity or justice and mercy? sexual violence challenges, the criminal justice system, and the churches / Lois Gehr Livezey -- Death penalty: Echoes of grace : from the prison to the state house / Ernie Lewis -- Sentencing: Recapturing the good, not merely measuring harms : rehabilitation, restoration, and the federal sentencing guidelines / Jonathan Rothchild -- Law and society: A place for mercy / Albert W. Alschuler -- International law: Why international law matters in God's world / David Scheffer -- Critical response to David Scheffer / David Little -- Approaches to justice and mercy -- Scriptural approaches: Samaritan justice : a theology of "mercy" and "neighborhood" / Matthew Myer Boulton -- Political theology approaches: The way of the cross as theatric of counterterror / Mark Lewis Taylor -- Critical response to Mark Lewis Taylor / Sarah Coakley -- Theological ethics approaches: Criminal justice and responsible mercy / William Schweiker -- Phenomenological approaches: Fallibility and fragility : a reflection on justice and mercy / Kevin Jung -- Social ethics approaches: Justice and mercy : the relation of societal norms and empathic feeling / Peter J. Paris -- Historical theology approaches: Criminal justice and the law of love : reflections on the public theology of Reinhold Niebuhr / W. Clark Gilpin -- Critical response to W. Clark Gilpin / William C. Placher -- Postscript / William Schweiker.
ISBN 9780813934228 (electronic bk.)
0813934222 (electronic bk.)
0813926424 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780813926421 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0813926432 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813926438 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 823729278
Additional Format Print version: Doing justice to mercy. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007 (DLC) 2007008228

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