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Friday, November 24, 2017

Free Resources for Faith Based Programmes in Prisons

October 5, 2010 by  
Filed under My Brother's Keeper

FREE articles and book chapters to download on the subject of faith-based programmes in prisons: The Prison That Started It All (Chapter 1 of My Brother’s Keeper) From Cursillo to Prison: The story of Kairos (Chapter 2 of My Brother’s Keeper) Religious Interventions in Prison (published in Justice Reflections, 2008) Beatitudes Behind Bars: Faith-Based Therapeutic […]

My Brother’s Keeper Reviews

October 5, 2010 by  
Filed under My Brother's Keeper, Reviews

“The [Horizon Communities] project has proved with certainty that by allowing faith to be nurtured within prisons, changes for the better will take place… The impact of these [faith-based] teachings demonstrates that prison need not be confined to being only a space of incarceration but can be a space for living and learning.” – LORD […]

Signs of Sin

October 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog

Purchase a copy of The Signs of Sin: Seriousness of Offence in Biblical Law. “The Signs of Sin is a fine study of an important topic” (Themelios, 2005). “Burnside provides excellent interpretations… [and] deserves serious consideration by future scholars… [He] makes a great deal of sense out of difficult legal texts” (Gnuse, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, […]

Seek Relationships continued..

September 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Relational Justice

Relational Justice began in the early 1990s when the low level of debate regarding crime and punishment was summed up by then Prime Minister John Major’s unreflective nostrum “condemn a little more, understand a little less”. In the years since then we have, in certain respects, got better at asking the relational question in the […]

Relational Justice FREE Downloads

September 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Relational Justice

FOUR FREE chapters from Relational Justice: Repairing the Breach available here: Chapter 1: What is Relational Justice? (Michael Schluter) Chapter 2: Crime and the Rise and Decline of a Relational Society (Christie Davies) Chapter 8: Youth Crime: A Relational Perspective (John Harding) Chapter 13: Relational Justice: A Dynamic for Reform (David Faulkner) ALSO “Relational Justice: […]

God, Justice & Society Teaching Resources

September 28, 2010 by  
Filed under God Justice & Society

FREE articles and book chapters to download on the subject of biblical law and biblical justice: The Medium and the Message: Necromancy and the Literary Context of Leviticus 20. This is a chapter for a forthcoming book Leviticus in its Contexts: Method, Rhetoric and Theology, eds. Leigh M. Trevaskis and Francis Landy (to be published in 2012) […]

God, Justice & Society Study Guide

September 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Study Guide

Download the God, Justice and Society Study Guide here! Choose either from the LONG VERSION (with biblical texts; Study Guide Long Version v.1) or the SHORT VERSION (without biblical texts; Study Guide Short Version v.1). MAC USERS please note that if you open the documents using Mac’s Safari and its Preview reader, the font may be blurred. Try […]

Reviews of God, Justice and Society

September 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Reviews

Jonathan Burnside’s God, Justice and Society is a real tour de force in the area of biblical law. With material that is so foundational for understanding the history of legal construction, it is amazing that such a paucity of literature exists on this subject, not to mention the absence of an entire handbook that gathers […]

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