Author: James Samuel Logan

James Samuel Logan is Associate Professor of Religion and Associate Professor and Director of African & African American Studies at Earlham College.

Review of Alex Mikulich, Laurie Cassidy, and Margaret Pfeil, The Scandal of White Complicity in US Hyper-Incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 219 pp.

[1] The Scandal of White Complicity in US Hyper-Incarceration presents a rare, unflinching, and provocative confrontation of White Catholic complicity in the contemporary U.S. scourge of mass incarceration. Catholic theologians Alex Mikulich, Laurie Cassidy, and Margaret Pfeil (after an incisive foreword written by Sister Helen Prejean of Dead Man Walking fame) offer with this text […]

Response to Professor Levad’s Review of Good Punishment?

[1] Whenever an author’s work is reviewed by an academic peer, a measure of collegial respect and thanks should be registered. This is so because the art of the book review (when offered with integrity, sincerity and a good critical eye) advances important discussions and debates related to human survival, justice seeking and flourishing. I […]

Response to Hearing the Cries: Faith and Criminal Justice

Other responses to Hearing the Cries Kathryn Getek Soltis Bradley R. E. Wright Wayne N. Miller Ned Wisnefske When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. (Luke 23:33) They crucified him with the criminals. Do you […]