Books tagged: capital punishment

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A Brutal Sadness: Capital Punishment and the Politics of Vengeance
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A meditation on the root attitudes behind justice and vengeance, using contrasting examples of capital punishment and successful rehabilitation of convicted murders for perspective. This is the fourth in a series of "6 Miracle Essays" originally published by THE SUN magazine.
"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values
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Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Commander Gulliver meets with Professor Wang from Kino University where they discuss the foundations of our value thinking. Our non-provable basic assumptions as well as the sources of evidence that we might use in making our value opinions. They discuss the pros and cons of many value questions, including: abortion, illegal immigration, euthanasia, gay marriage and others.
Cruel and Unusual: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Biography
True, gripping 1st-person account of how a small band of determined lawyers, in a 9-year campaign in courts and the public, abolished the death penalty in the U.S. Their plan was as bold as the attempt to land on the moon. And while the victory was as impermanent as man's presence on the moon, the personal tale resonates with readers (not just lawyers or students) today. New Foreword and Preface.
Chop, Chop
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Price: Free! Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Christian Fiction - Ever since Laci was little she's been growing her hair out and sending it to Locks of Love. When Greg moves into town he thinks it's a great idea...so he starts doing it too - one of many things that annoys David about his friends! As David draws closer to Laci and Greg he becomes closer to God as well, but when tragedy strikes, David must struggle to find his way back to God.
Day-Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
In this sequel to Chop, Chop (be sure to read Book One - Chop, Chop first!) David and Laci move to Mexico to begin their new lives together and start a family. When David disobeys God, however, he finds he must deal with the consequences. Fortunately a loving and sovereign God is always waiting to restore their relationship and to welcome David back into His arms.
Six Miracle Essays
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A compilation of the "6 Miracle Essays" series, combining in one volume BACK TO THE REAL WORLD; CLIMBING THE STONE FACE OF FEAR; HOMELESS; A BRUTAL SADNESS: Capital Punishment and the Politics of Vengeance; HIGHER LEARNING: An Interview with Kenneth and Gloria Wapnick; and ENDING MY RELIGION. This collection offers in-depth insights about the spiritual path known as "A Course in Miracles."
The Power of a Pawn
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Widowed mother Amanda wakes up on her kitchen floor, surrounded by the bodies of her dead children. Her only defense: She remembers nothing. Tried and found guilty of homicide, she becomes a pawn in the Game of Life. Society's revenge and the end to her pain hinge upon her death sentence, but the flames of the media are fanned when her life becomes inextricably linked to an innocent bystander.
Life and Death - a screenplay about Forgiveness
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Drama
Kyle MacKenzie had a good life. Then, in a few seconds of madness and violence, it was taken from him. When Kyle sets off on a solitary journey with no destination in mind, he unknowingly invites destiny to intercede and guide him to a remote place where his wounded psyche and spirit can heal. But first he must open himself to radical new concepts as to the esoteric truths behind Life and Death.
The Forgiving Execution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.
John Baggot's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
This is a story of an old veteran who has lived with a secret for many years and decides to reveal it before it becomes too late.