Religious Teachings on Crime and Punishment

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  • Jesus said: Justice means dealing with people according to what they deserve.
  • We should be merciful and loving.
  • Only God is just and should leave judgement to him.
  • Never seek revenge. 
  • God to punish evil.
  • Jesus promotes forgiveness.
  • Paul (one of Jesus's deciples) promotes peace and to repay evil with good, always loving


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