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Death Penalty Forum

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Complexities of the Death Penalty Discussed

NOW AVAILABLE
 



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.  

Panelists include 

 
 Vince Bacote
Dr. Vincent Bacote, Director of Wheaton College's Center for Applied Christian Ethics
David Gushee 
 Dr. David Gushee, Director of Mercer University's Center for Theology and Public Life
G Salguero
Rev. Gabriel Salguero, President of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition
 Frank Thompson
 Frank Thompson, former Superintendent of Oregon State Penitentiary
Kirk Bloodsworth
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.