Faith-Based Approaches Controlling the Delinquency of Juvenile Offenders

Cox, Morgan; Matthews, Betsy
June 2007
Federal Probation;Jun2007, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p31
This article studies the theoretical and empirical relevance of faith-based approaches for the prevention and control of juvenile delinquency. The literature on faith-based initiatives distinguishes between organic and intentional religion. Organic religion refers to the influence of religion practiced over time while intentional religion is the exposure to religion one receives at a particular time in life for a particular purpose.


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