A Call for Reckoning: Religion and the Death Penalty (Meilaender, Dulles, Budziszewski and others, 2002)

Transcripts of a major 2002 Pew Research Center Conference:

Session One: Faith Traditions and the Death Penalty
Speakers: Avery Cardinal Dulles, David Novak, Gilbert Meilaender, and Khaled Abou El Fadl. Chair: Jean Bethke Elshtain

Special Lunch Address: The Death Penalty: What’s All the Debate About?
Speaker: Frank Keating. Moderators: Jean Bethke Elshtain and E.J. Dionne.

Session Two: Religion, Justice and the Death Penalty
Speakers: Victor Anderson, J. Budziszewski, Richard Garnett. Chair: Jean Bethke Elshtain.

Session Three: Religion, Politics, and the Death Penalty
Speakers: Antonin Scalia, Paul Simon, Beth Wilkinson. Chair: E.J. Dionne.

Related Event: An Address on the Death Penalty
by Illinois Governor George Ryan. Delivered at the University of Chicago Divinity School, June 3, 2002.

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