“When I was in prison, it so happened that I met believers. Once they prevailed upon me to come into the prayer room where they had Bible study classes.”
Christie said the death penalty isn’t just a universal human rights issue, but also a fundamental issue of Christian faith.
Does our call to love our neighbour really include the people who have been removed from society for criminal acts?
A jury found him guilty, a judge sentenced him to death. But he was innocent.
Discussion of crime and punishment inevitably gets heated. Some take the ‘prison is for punishment’ approach, while others highlight the social circumstances and personal difficulties that got people behind bars.