By Joanne Hemenway,Howard Zehr
"With terribly tremendous writing, a passionate voice, and a strong articulation of a imaginative and prescient of therapeutic for our felony justice procedure Joanne Hemenway invitations congregations to dwell a witness of compassion and justice via turning into fascinated about criminal ministry . . . For someone who cares approximately remodeling our legal approach and ministering to these in the back of bars this e-book can help you accomplish that with higher effectiveness and commitment."
--Brita L. Gill-Austern
Andover Newton Theological School.
"It's time the Christian Church faced problems with 'justice' that perpetuate retribution. With a watch towards forgiveness and therapeutic and a clean method of legal ministry, Hemenway deals a robust argument (and numerous strong types of program) to boost restorative justice. in line with cultivating a standard humility to maintain us rooted in our personal humanity, her technique is inspiring. this is often actually an insightful trip to empowerment!"
"In this e-book Joanne Hemenway deals a consultant of great import to all clergy and congregations. With one in each hundred adults within the usa in the back of bars, prisons are not any longer peripheral associations . . . Guided by way of the foundations actively preached and lived through Jesus and drawing on recommendations from restorative justice, Hemenway stirs our ardour for sturdy and courses us to larger perception, compassion, and action."
The Lionheart Foundation
"That we're all sufferers, perpetrators, and witnesses of abuse is crucial to Hemenway's imaginative and prescient for relational therapeutic. people who are incarcerated in our prisons are part of this human kin challenge, a controversy of person and social import, which our church buildings and groups of religion needs to handle for the sake in their soul and the lifetime of the state . . . One feels the beat of Matthew 25:36: 'I was once ailing and also you taken care of me, i used to be in felony and also you came visiting me,' indicators of the 'beloved group' and realm of God's grace."
--Rodney L. Petersen
Boston Theological Institute
Joanne Hemenway got her doctorate of ministry measure from Andover Newton Theological college. She has been actively desirous about quite a few criminal ministries, together with Partakers/Boston collage university at the back of Bars application. She is a member of the non secular Society of acquaintances (Quakers).
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Forget Them Not: A Holistic Guide to Prison Ministry by Joanne Hemenway,Howard Zehr