In this episode, we connect with Byron Johnson, a Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences at Baylor University, and the founding director of the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion. He joins us today to discuss his work exploring religion and criminal justice, proposing that religion can be a powerful remedy to crime.
Byron is trained as a criminologist, and over the years, he has used his expertise to tackle a plethora of related issues – most recently analyzing the role religion plays in helping people and societies to flourish…
Through his investigations, Byron wrote More God, Less Crime: Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More, where he makes the case that “any effective crime fighting policy must include government and faith-based efforts in partnership.”
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You can learn more about Byron and his investigations here, and buy his book here!
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