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Anthony Santoro

States of Execution

The following guest post is from Anthony Santoro. Santoro teaches at Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies. His research focuses on religion, religion and politics, religion and the law, American Studies, culture and sports. His first book is Exile and Embrace: Contemporary Religious Discourse on the Death Penalty (Northeastern University Press 2013). He joins John Bessler and Robert Blecker in contributing to a relatively recent scholarly discussion of the death penalty in the United States.——————Executions have been in the news a great deal in 2014, and much of the time, they have been so because Read more