ESSAY ON: Capital Punishment and the Church

Number of Pages 28

This research paper: This 28 page paper evaluates views on capital punishment as it respect people of various religious backgrounds. Although many religions are mentioned, the paper focuses on Protestantism and Catholicism as practiced in the United States. The history of the church in respect to support and opposition of capital punishment is discussed as well as official positions of various churches. Studies are quoted from a variety of sources to demonstrate the public's view of the death penalty. The paper evaluates the differences between the positions of those who are Protestant and those who are Catholic. Various sects of Protestantism are discussed. Bibliography lists 20 sources.


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