Executing Justice The Moral Meaning of the Death Penalty by Lloyd Steffen

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Penology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8894513M
ISBN 101597525979
ISBN 109781597525978
OCLC/WorldCa123895517

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