| The death penalty and a la carte Christianity
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/13/00, 12:00 am
My sense is that WORLD is getting, from those trying to apply the Bible to news events, more thoughtful questions and fewer angry outbursts than we received a few years ago. I'd like to address some of those serious inquiries in this space occasionally, starting with this question from one reader: "The issue that has always seemed contradictory to me is that the same people who are pro-life for babies seem to be pro-death for adults (the death penalty). How does this work?"