Check out her work if you are into criminal justice reform. Dr. Anna Souhami's work is on the cutting edge of ethnographic studies in policing and criminology in the United Kingdom. It is a pleasure to work with her as a Tutor for her course "Introduction to Criminology" at the School of Law University of Edinburgh.
http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/about-us/people/dr-anna-souhami/ ... See more
In Birmingham/ England attending the British Society of Criminology 2018 conference at Birmingham City University. Lot of criminologists and criminal justice reform experts attending from across Europe, Africa and the U.S.. Just heard a presentation by criminologists prof. Ben Crewe (check out his work, very resourceful) speaking on the impacts of prisons and imprisonment. Prisons lead to: spiritual growth, a place of refuge, a place of contemplation and a place of rehabilitation. On the other hand, prison is a place of: separation, constraint, disruption and criminogenic behavior. ... See more
History is replete with the use of Holy Scriptures to enslave, discriminate, marginalized, incarcerate, murder etc. and Christianity is no different. However, we never expected to come to this in the 21st century for the Bible to be used to overtly detach a nursing baby from its mother because she is illegal and justified by the reading of Roman 13 of the Christian Scripture. What else should we expect?
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/06/14/jeff-sessions-points-to-the-bible-in-defense-of-separating-immigrant-families/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bdb100498d11 ... See more
The attorney general made the remarks while discussing U.S. immigration policy with law enforcement.