Event Title

New Frontiers: Redeeming a prison society: A liturgical and sacramental response to mass incarceration

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Amy Levad

Start Date

21-10-2014 7:30 PM

End Date

21-10-2014 9:00 PM

Location

O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium

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Dr. Amy Levad is Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas, where her specialization is the intersection of criminal justice, social justice, and moral theology. She has published two books on the ethics of criminal justice, Restorative Justice: Theories and Practices of Moral Imagination and Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. She has also worked in prison systems, including as Program Director for the Certificate in Theological Studies Program for women in prison in Georgia. Dr. Levad will discuss Catholic and ecumenical responses to mass incarceration in the United States.

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Oct 21st, 7:30 PM Oct 21st, 9:00 PM

New Frontiers: Redeeming a prison society: A liturgical and sacramental response to mass incarceration

O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium

Dr. Amy Levad is Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas, where her specialization is the intersection of criminal justice, social justice, and moral theology. She has published two books on the ethics of criminal justice, Restorative Justice: Theories and Practices of Moral Imagination and Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. She has also worked in prison systems, including as Program Director for the Certificate in Theological Studies Program for women in prison in Georgia. Dr. Levad will discuss Catholic and ecumenical responses to mass incarceration in the United States.