Source: (2002) Crossroad News (February): 1. Downloaded 11 June 2004.
This is the fourth and final part of David Schuringaâ€™s review of Charles Colsonâ€™s book Justice That Restores (2001). David Schuringa is president of Crossroad Bible Institute, a ministry that serves prisoners through distance learning opportunities in Bible studies. Having critiqued the effects of legal relativism on modern culture and criminal justice, argued that crime is a moral problem, and identified redemption as the key to restorative justice, Colson highlights four key elements of restorative justice. They consist of the following: the need for crime prevention programs; the need for wise sentencing practices; the need for prisons that work; and the need for integral involvement of the victim in the response to crime.
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