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This is a history of theological, philosophical, legal and popular arguments for the viability of capital punishment, by an authority in the field. The book shows how capital punishment has been ineffective and thus implicitly argues for its elimination. The author says no kind of history like this has ever before done.

Synopsis:

An authority in the field gives a history of theological, philosophical, legal and popular arguments about the viability of capital punishment. The book shows how capital punishment has been ineffective and thus implicitly argues for its elimination.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 573-612) and index.

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ISBN:
9780809104871
Author:
Megivern, James
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Capital punishment
Subject:
Religion and law
Subject:
Capital punishment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Subject:
Capital punishment -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Crime-Prisons and Prisoners
Series Volume:
v. 9, no. 4
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.30x6.30x1.80 in. 2.42 lbs.

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