19-04 Segment 1: The Truth Behind Faith-Based Prison Ministry

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Since the beginning of the U.S. prison system, religion has been suggested as a way to help rehabilitate criminals. We talk to Tanya Erzen, a professor of religion, about why that is and what role prison ministries play in the lives on inmates.

Guests:

  • Tanya Erzen, author, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration

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17-19 Segment 1: Religion Behind Bars

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Since the beginning of the US prison system, religion has been suggested as a way to help rehabilitate criminals. We talk to Tanya Erzen, a professor of religion, about why that is and what role prison ministries play in the lives on inmates.

Stay in the loop! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook!

Subscribe and review on iTunes!

Click here for guest information and the transcript