Criminal Law and a Christian Worldview


The student will complete 4 Discussions in this course. The student will post one thread of 300 – 
500 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday day of the assigned Module: Week. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 1 scholarly citations in current APA format and quote 1 Scripture in support of the thread. Each reply must incorporate at least 1 scholarly citation in current APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include scholarly journals (not the textbook but should include the Bible, etc.).

Discussion Board Thread:

Read the assigned chapters in the textbook for the Module: Week and review the Watch: Biblical Principles of Criminal Justice and Government. Then answer the following questions using both the presentation and readings in the textbook.

In your opinion and biblically what should be the goals and purposes of the criminal law?
In your opinion, what seems to be the actual goals of the criminal law, as carried out by the criminal justice system?
What role should restorative justice play? What role does it play?