The Greater Northwest Area United Methodist Church Presents
Walking Towards Love is a curriculum designed to assist churches and small groups in understanding issues surrounding justice and community engagement.
From its early history, there has been profound tension in the United States—and in its churches—between the idea of incarceration as punishment, and the spirit of rehabilitation. In "Rethinking Incarceration," Dominique Dubois Gilliard powerfully argues that God’s justice is relational, and inherently restorative. Examining the secular and church history through which we have ultimately arrived at having more people incarcerated than any country in the history of the world, Gilliard illustrates how Christians have been complicit in constructing a justice system that is anything but.