WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Pull the plug on the death penalty. Burns, Robert E. // U.S. Catholic;Aug98, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p2
Presents the author's view on the support for capital punishment in the United States. Reason for the popularity of death penalty in the United States; Arguments in favor of the death penalty; Position of the Catholic church on capital punishment.
- `Vengeance is mine,' says the Lord. Nygaard, Richard L. // America;10/8/1994, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on the moral and religious aspects of the death penalty. Criminal punishment as the surrogate for society's failure to protect the citizenry and maintain order; Probation, incarceration and death as three means of criminal punishment; Deterrence as a motive for the death penalty.
- The death penalty and religious views. // Christian Century;5/08/96, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p506
Reports on a Gallup poll in the United States that studied the relationship between religious beliefs and whether or not a person supports the death penalty turned up evidence suggesting that the two may be relatively independent of one another. Highest point in overall support for the death...
- Christian ethics and capital punishment: A reflection. Williams Jr., Alexander // Journal of Religious Thought;Summer92/Fall92, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p59
Focuses on the impact of the growing interest in capital punishment in the United States on Christian ethics. Factors which affect the public's assessment of capital punishment; Arguments sup[porting and opposing capital punishment; Theological arguments for and against death penalty.
- Capital punishment. Langan, John // Theological Studies;Mar93, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p111
Presents arguments against capital punishment using statements from the 1992 Philippine bishops' and the 1980 American bishops' statements. Teaching of the Philippine bishops; Societal considerations; Problems for the medical profession; Capital punishment as a deterrent to violent crime.
- Executing Justice. Gillmann, Ralph // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec2005, Issue 158, p4
Presents letters to the editor on the essay of Joseph Bottum on capital punishments, published in the December 2005 issue of the "First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life." Dismissal of common objections to capital punishment and application of a Christian rationale against...
- Mercy and Punishment: Buddhism and the Death Penalty. Alarid, Leanne Fiftal; Hsiao-Ming Wang // Social Justice;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p231
Focuses on the relationship between Buddhism and death penalty in Southeast Asia. Existence of death penalty on Bhuddist countries; Participation of Bhuddist rulers in politics; Inconsistency of death penalty on Bhuddist teachings; Retention of capital punishment as a policy.
- Bombing tests death penalty theory. Anderson, David E. // National Catholic Reporter;5/12/95, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p3
Presents the views of Catholic bishops, theologians and ethicists on whether the perpetrators of the Oklahoma City bombers deserve to get the death penalty. Criminals as threat to society; Other means of punishing the criminals aside from execution; Power of the capital punishment to deter...
- A woman's decision? de Lange, Adrian // Christian Century;12/9/2015, Vol. 132 Issue 25, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the editorial "Unmoved" and the article "A Woman's Decision" by John Buchanan, both in the October 28, 2015 issue.