Biblical Stories of Crime & Punishment is a collaborative project of the undergraduate students in the Fall 2020 King’s University College (Western University), “An Eye for an Eye: Biblical Foundations of Crime and Punishment.” Using Prof. Mark Jones’ book Criminals in the Bible as a jumping off point, we attempted to fill a gap in the textbook market for a humanistic, not-exclusively-Christian reader about stories of crime and punishment in the Hebrew and Greek Bibles. Each chapter connects a biblical story to modern concepts of crime and asks what these stories construe as criminal or wrongful behaviour, and what kind of response is or is not warranted. ​ As theRead More →