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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Protestantism & Protestant Churches,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Grace (Theology),
  • Doctrinal Theology,
  • Prison Life,
  • Restorative justice,
  • Religion,
  • Punishment,
  • Penology,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Social Science-Penology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Social Science,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Criminology,
  • Christianity

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7904189M
ISBN 100802848079
ISBN 109780802848079

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In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment, T. Richard Snyder compellingly argues that the traditional Protestant account of sin and grace has contributed to and created space for an overly retributive spirit of punishment in our culture's response to crime. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This bold work confronts the spirit of p /5. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment (Book Notes) T. Richard Snyder, the author of this first rate challenge to our nation's "spirit of punishment," is a seminary professor/administrator who has also led a Master's degree education program for 18 years in Sing Sing prison/5(4). The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment is an eye-opening work with profound implications for contemporary social life. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment () by T. Richard SnyderPages:

"In this book Richard Snyder presents a critical analysis of the spirit of punishment in our culture and how it is nurtured by the Protestant ethic. He also describes several models of justice that strive to effect genuine reconciliation between the victims and perpetrators of crime as well as their respective families and society at large. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The air we breathe: Hegemony and the spirit of an age --Grace isn't only for wretches --Jesus and me: the individualization of redemptive grace --Is there anything else out there?Restorative justice alternatives --Amazing grace; foundations for restorative justice - . The book contends that the Protestant ethic made possible and encouraged the development of capitalism in the West. Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism holds its own as one of the most significant books of the 20th century.   The Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Punishment by d Snyder, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Sport proposes "seven Protestant virtues" built upon rational asceticism and the work ethic that comprise the Protestant ethic. The spirit of capitalism is presented as a derivative of this ethic and a major force in shaping American institutions, notable organized sport. The second part of the book.   Nick Reding has even argued, in his book, Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town, that it’s the Protestant work ethic that helps to explain the rise of crystal meth use in America. Because members of the working-class now often have to hold down two jobs to pay the rent and cover expenses for food and transportation, they Author: Daniel Luzer. Title THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF PUNISHMENT. Binding STIFF WRAPS. Book Condition NEW. Jacket Condition N.,A. Type PuNISHMENT. Edition NEW STIFF WRAPS. Size OCTAVO. Publisher GRAND RAPIDS EERDMANS Seller ID MLGHE Title: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment Format: Paperback Product dimensions: 1 pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: 1 pages, X X in Published: Novem Language: English.