See below for a number of faith based opportunities for discussion and learning on the Texas death penalty around Texas in the coming weeks and months: Houston – St. Paul’s UMC United Methodist Women to Examine the Death Penalty Sunday, September 16 12:15pm 5501 Main • Houston, TX 77004 • 713-528-0527 • www.stpaulshouston.org The St. […]
In This Edition: Reflection on the Gregg Anniversary Scheduled Executions Upcoming Events Recent News Announcements Calendar Reflection on the Gregg Anniversary Today, July 2, 2012, marks the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Gregg v. Georgia (1976), which upheld the new death penalty statutes of several states (including Texas) and paved the way for […]
On Tuesday, September 28th, 7 PM, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2140 Allandale Road, Austin there will be a panel discussion about capital punishment featuring three individuals who view it from very different and unique perspectives.
Mark Osler, a panelist at TCADP’s 2010 Annual Conference, former prosecutor, and current professor of law at Baylor University, is also author of “Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System”. The idea for the book came after Osler decided to stage the trial of Christ under the rules […]
Faith and the Death Penalty in Texas Instructor: Roger C. Barnes, Ph.D., Professor, University of the Incarnate Word. Details: Three Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., February 22, March 1, 8, 2010. Tuition: $25. Register by February 15.Enrollment Limits: 10 minimum/ 35 maximum. Course Description: Texas has executed nearly 450 individuals since it resumed executions in […]