Posts Tagged ‘justice’

Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

  • Issues
  • Text
logoijm

Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

  • Issues
  • Text

In our guest blog, our friends from the International Justice Mission offer their thoughts on the world’s biggest problems – and how they are trying to solve them. “According to the United Nations, 4 billion people worldwide live outside the protection of the law. That means their […]

  • Life
  • Text
03_Lost_Sheep_JPEG_1024

Some thoughts on judgement- a Christian perspective on eternal life

What do Christians believe about eternity?

  • Life
  • Text

Matthew Chapter 25:31-46 depicts a vivid scene – a righteous King returns to call the people living in his land to account. The King sits on his throne and divides the people into two groups – just as a shepherd would divide the sheep from […]

Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

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

  • Issues
  • Text
ElizabethFry2small

Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

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

  • Issues
  • Text

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?

  • Issues
  • Text
BIBLE-INTRO-book

The Bible and the law

What does the Bible say about crime and punishment?

  • Issues
  • Text

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?

  • Issues
  • Text
Hedley

Crime and Punishment – the big questions

What are the ethical considerations around crime and punishment?

  • Issues
  • Text

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?

  • Issues
  • Text
ISSUES-CRIME-CUFFS

Crime and Punishment

What do Christians believe about crime and punishment?

  • Issues
  • Text

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 […]

ISSUES-CRIME-CUFFS

Crime and Punishment

What do Christians think about Crime and Punishment?

  • Issues
  • Video gallery

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 […]