For justice and mercy

international reflections on Prison Chaplaincy

paperback/ gebrocheerd: € 39.95: GRATIS verzending! (NL)
ISBN: 9789462403307, 374 blz., September 2016, Engels
Formaat: 24.0 (h) x 16.0 (b) x 2.3 (d) cm. Gewicht: 636 gram.

Uitgever: Wolf Productions

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Publications on an international level and addressing prison chaplaincy from different (continental and disciplinary) angles are rare. Most publications regarding prison chaplaincy are monographies by theologians or prison chaplains, or books from (ex-)inmates witnessing their personal conversion.

For Justice and Mercy offers international texts on the positioning of prison chaplaincy and examples from the praxis, as well as from several contexts and concepts. However, the focus is not exclusively on global perspectives. But the publication is certainly international for its contributors are academics or experienced prison chaplains from all continents who are offering their research and reflections from different scientific disciplines on aspects which are of interest for prison chaplaincy in general. Most articles are written from the catholic point of view. The reason is that the initiative for this publication was taken by the executive board of the International Commission of Catholic Pastoral Care (ICCPPC) to pay extra attention to its 65 years existence, and to the Year of Mercy.

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