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The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America


John F. Quinn


Digger Deeper to Examine Antebellum Prisons

Like many Americans, Jennifer Graber is deeply disturbed by the current state of America’s prisons. She notes that there are at present two million Americans incarcerated and contends that our prisons now have a “decidedly retributive tone" t....