Posts tagged Violence as a form of justice
Violence as a Form of Justice - Informing Understanding, Shaping Judgment, and Guiding Behavior - Reason and Experience

The death penalty is a primitive form of justice, even within the Judeo/Christian context. Violence once advocated and permitted by religious law is no longer compatible with the new covenant established by Jesus and the covenant the Church, and those individuals within the Church, covenant to live into together.

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Violence as a Form of Justice - Informing Understanding, Shaping Judgment, and Guiding Behavior - Scripture and Tradition

The crucifixion of Jesus alone illustrates that violence is not a form of justice compatible with His teachings.  Leading up to Jesus’ moment of death on Calvary, His own disciples attempted to use violence in the prevention of His arrest.

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