Prison Ministry: Understanding Prison Culture Inside and Out

Prison Ministry: Understanding Prison Culture Inside and Out

by Lennie Spitale

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805424836
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Part IFeelings
1The Big Hurt3
2Time Won't Let Me13
3Born to Be Wild22
4One Against the World31
5All Alone Am I40
6The Emotion of Anger and the Role of the Father45
7Sleeping with the Enemy60
Part IIPerspectives
8It's a Small World after All71
9Nowhere to Run79
10The Culture of Hardness88
11Life in a Cage94
12Unwritten Code of Ethics99
13You Can Depend on Me107
14Yesterday113
15The Same Ol' Same Ol'119
Part IIIDynamics
16Institutionalization127
17Workin' for the Man134
18The Great Equalizer143
19Hearts Behind the Mask151
20I Dream of Jeannie157
21Economics168
22Old Friends176
23The Intimacy of Forgiveness180
Part IVEngaging the Culture
24The Spiritual Climate of Prisons and Jails189
25Smiley-Faced Christians199
26Getting Started203
27Dos and Don'ts215
28Conducting an In-Prison Bible Study or Service226
29Cell-to-Cell Ministry241
30The One-Year Rule251
31Stitches in Time259
Endnotes269
Glossary281
Prison Ministries and Resources286

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