Rethinking Incarceration

Episode 7

Solutions Going Forward

“Mass incarceration,” writes Gilliard in the final chapter, “is a byproduct of the church’s failure to sustain a witness that subverts the power of empire.” Encouraging modern-day Christians to engage with the counter-cultural heart of their faith, the author explores four ways in which churches and organizations are countering the destructive effects of mass incarceration: ministering in prison, coming alongside families with incarcerated members, preventing incarceration, and resourcing the formerly incarcerated.