Anthony Bradley: Evangelicals Must Get It Right on Crime

Anthony Bradley
Anthony Bradley

When it comes to complex social issues it is paramount to read deeply and widely before arriving at conclusions and positing proposals for reform. This lack of proper preparation and information gathering is occurring today as many evangelicals begin engaging the issue of mass incarceration. Consider the 2010 publication of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Ohio State University law professor Michelle Alexander: This book may inadvertently lead many well-meaning evangelicals in directions that do not address the core issues of mass incarceration in America.

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