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RE:QUEST

A space for resources to help RE teachers and their students explore the Christian faith

We are delighted to share with you our library of resources. You can use the filter feature below to find topics most relevant to your curriculum.

Crime and Punishment

What is the Christian view?

What does true justice look like?

Should crimes be forgiven?

Do people deserve a second chance?

Can everybody be rehabilitated?

These are important questions to be asked when thinking about crime and punishment in the UK today. Christians take the issue seriously and have their own views based upon their personal views and interpretation of the Bible.

Watch the videos to explore some Christian responses to the ethics of punishment.

Click here to read more about Breaking the Chain, a story that looks at the issue of justice, forgiveness and sacrifice.