Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Reflections

Discover what Christians believe about different issues

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Reflections

Discover what Christians believe about different issues

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In these films Christians from many different backgrounds discuss from firsthand experience key ethical issues as well as exploring what impact their views have on their own lives. The issues covered are: 1. The environment 2. Crime 3. Alcohol & Drugs 4. Ethics 5. IVF 6. […]

Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

How might Jesus’ example impact a Christian’s view of punishment?

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Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

How might Jesus’ example impact a Christian’s view of punishment?

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For Christians, Jesus’ teaching and actions have a huge influence over their perspectives on ethical issues. In the case of punishment, Jesus is repeatedly shown to look beyond what people have done and offer mercy to them. One example is found in John’s gospel. In […]

The Bible and the law

What does the Bible say about crime and punishment?

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The Bible and the law

What does the Bible say about crime and punishment?

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There are many laws written in the Bible. Several Old Testament books are entirely made up of laws for how the ancient Israelites should live together. These cover all kinds of aspects of life – for example, laws relating to the worship of God, to […]

Crime and Punishment – the big questions

What are the ethical considerations around crime and punishment?

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Crime and Punishment – the big questions

What are the ethical considerations around crime and punishment?

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There are a lot of big questions which open up when you begin to think about the issue of crime and punishment. Possibly the biggest is how to balance the needs of victim, criminal and society as a whole: For the victim: how can they […]

Crime and Punishment

What do Christians believe about crime and punishment?

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Crime and Punishment

What do Christians believe about crime and punishment?

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Open any newspaper and you will find out about crime. It is something that impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day and pervades every area of our society. You might read about acts theft – from house burglaries to large scale […]

Sanctuary

What happened if you sought sanctuary?

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Sanctuary

What happened if you sought sanctuary?

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In the days before a police force, seeking sanctuary saved innocent lives. People accused of a crime could go to a holy place and be given protection from being killed before there had been a trial. You can read about it in the Bible (Exodus […]

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Crime and Punishment

What do Christians think about Crime and Punishment?

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What does true justice look like? Should crimes be forgiven? Can everybody be rehabilitated? These are important questions within the issue of Crime and Punishment, and particularly big questions for Christians trying to square their personal faith with a working life in the Criminal Justice […]