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Spirituality in dark places : the ethics of solitary confinement

Author: Derek S Jeffreys
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Content and context in theological ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jeffreys explores the spiritual consequences and ethics of modern solitary confinement and emphasizes how solitary confinement damages our spiritual lives. He focuses particularly on how it destroys  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek S Jeffreys
ISBN: 9781137308610 1137308613
OCLC Number: 818658617
Description: xii, 204 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is time our enemy?: spirituality and creativity --
Solitary confinement and the economy of violence --
Solitary and the assault on the human spirit --
Sending a message: the expressive view of punishment --
Should we banish the wicked?: the ethics of solitary confinement --
From fear to hope: concluding thoughts.
Series Title: Content and context in theological ethics.
Responsibility: Derek S. Jeffreys.

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