Thursday, November 6, 2014
Complexities of the Death Penalty Discussed
Wheaton College hosts a panel of experts discussing the complexities and challenges of implementing the death penalty in the United States. The event, titled The Death Penalty Forum, takes place on Thursday, November 6, 7:30PM, Barrows Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
|Dr. Vincent Bacote, Director of Wheaton College's Center for Applied Christian Ethics|
|Dr. David Gushee, Director of Mercer University's Center for Theology and Public Life|
|Rev. Gabriel Salguero, President of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition|
|Frank Thompson, former Superintendent of Oregon State Penitentiary|
|Kirk Bloodsworth, a former death row inmate who was the first person in the United States to be exonerated by DNA testing|
This forum is co-sponsored by the Center for Applied Christian Ethics and Institute for Prison Ministries at Wheaton College and Equal Justice USA. It takes place in Barrows Auditorium, located in the east wing of the Billy Graham Center at 500 College Avenue in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5886.