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Dangerous Theology in Houston: Who or what gives you the right to kill?

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* Excerpt from a conversation with a small group on my Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Houston Speaking Tour People often begin their arguments for the death penalty with one simple phrase, “That person committed a crime so heinous they deserve to die.” We must begin our reply with one simple question, “Who […]

The Cross and The Needle: Deep in the Heart of Texas

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Numerous officials hurried into a back room.  The meeting was called to order by the top official.  The conversation began with the official clearing his throat and declaring, “The press is getting bad out there.  Stand your ground and do not release any details about what is going to happen.  This process must remain secret.”  […]

Hand Washing: The Case of Ramiro Hernandez-Llanas

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  When injustices take place, there are always hand washers.  To absolve his self of the responsibility of the execution of Jesus, Pilate washed his hands.  The judges that sit on the numerous courts that have turned down the appeals of Ramiro Hernandez-Llanas have washed their hands of the burden of his execution.  The governor […]

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