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The Resource God's law and order : the politics of punishment in evangelical America, Aaron Griffith

God's law and order : the politics of punishment in evangelical America, Aaron Griffith

Label
God's law and order : the politics of punishment in evangelical America
Title
God's law and order
Title remainder
the politics of punishment in evangelical America
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Griffith
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"God's Law and Order is a religious history of mass incarceration. The book charts the history of evangelical Christian influence in modern American criminal justice, exploring the connection of the massive rise in imprisonment and the surge in evangelicalism's popularity and influence during the second half of the twentieth century. The book's central argument is that crime and prison concern were central to evangelical entry into American public life, and that one cannot understand the state of modern American criminal justice without accounting for evangelicalism's impact. Each aided the rise of the other"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MH/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffith, Aaron
Dewey number
261.8/33609730904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR1642.U6
LC item number
G75 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evangelicalism
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Church and state
Label
God's law and order : the politics of punishment in evangelical America, Aaron Griffith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Churchdom's war on crime -- Jesus Christ Is the only control -- Religion Is a real weapon -- God's law and order -- A sermon in your cell -- There are better ways
Control code
on1145432522
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780674238787
Lccn
2020016859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1145432522
Label
God's law and order : the politics of punishment in evangelical America, Aaron Griffith
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Churchdom's war on crime -- Jesus Christ Is the only control -- Religion Is a real weapon -- God's law and order -- A sermon in your cell -- There are better ways
Control code
on1145432522
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780674238787
Lccn
2020016859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1145432522

Library Locations

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