Source: (2005) Devon, UK, and Portland, Oregon: Willan Publishing.
Ten years ago there were no faith-based prisons outside South America. Today, they are spreading all over the world, including the United States, Europe and the Commonwealth. My Brotherâ€™s Keeper is the first major study of a global phenomenon. Exploring the roots of faith-based unites in South America it explains why the Prison Service in England and Wales set up the first Christian-based unit in the western world in 1997 â€“ and its rapid expansion. It also explains how, at exactly the same time, the United States introduced Christian-based units â€“ and why they were complemented by interfaith and multi-faith initiatives. At the heart of My Brotherâ€™s Keeper is an interior account of life inside for Christian based prison units in England. (publisherâ€™s abstract)
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