Module/Week 8 — Lex Talionis


Thread: Charles Colson and Daniel Benson argue in Restitution v. Imprisonment that programs of restitution by offenders to their victims should be instituted on a wide scale as the primary means of dealing with criminal behavior. Is this argument persuasive to you? Explain why you do or do not believe that such a system would work. Consider the biblical model of restitution in your explanation.

Replies: Respond to 2 classmates threads and state why you agree or disagree with them. Be sure to use specific examples from the course material and textbook.

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