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Participants' Guide

 

Leaders' Guide

 

Leaders' Notes

 

1. 

Criminality, Scapegoating, and Retribution vs. Restoration

(TNJC ch.1, Genesis 3)

 

2. 

The Lockdown

(TNJC ch.2, Leviticus 24:17 - 22 vs.

Code of Hammurabi on equal human rights)

 

3. 

The Color of Justice

(TNJC ch.3, Jewish Law vs.

Western Law on torture and self-incrimination)

 

4. 

The Restoration of Dignity

(TNJC ch.4, Leviticus 25:1 - 55)

 

5. 

How God Restores Our Human Dignity

(Leviticus 25:1 - 55)

 

6. 

Some Problems With Prisons

(Luke 4:1 - 21)

 

7. 

Considering Drug Regulation vs. Criminalization

(Isaiah 59:1 - 21) 

Related Resources

 

Resources on various topics related to race

 

Resources on criminal justice and reform

 

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow ch.1 

(audiobook on youtube)

 

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow ch.2 

(audiobook on youtube)

 

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow ch.3 

(audiobook on youtube)

 

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow ch.4 

(audiobook on youtube) 

 

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow ch.5 

(audiobook on youtube) 

 

Greg Thomas, Why Some People Like the New Jim Crow So Much 

(blog, Apr 26, 2012)

a Malcolm X style criticism of TNJC

 

the sociological uniqueness of the Old Testament

used throughout this curriculum