By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed

By Edward Feser


The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. It was not always so. This timely work reviews and explains the Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty, demonstrating that it is not inherently evil and that it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases. Drawi…


Published date: May 29, 2017
Type: Books
Genre: Philosophy, Social Science

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Saints Paul, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, et al. managed to do it. Here's a good book on the topic: