was formerly a Member of Parliament. He is now a commentator on Christian issues.
Dr. Pierre Allard is President of Just.Equipping a charitable organization
committed to promoting Restorative Justice and equipping and encouraging prison
chaplains worldwide (www.justequipping.org). Pierre served as President of IPCA
from 1995-2005 and as Director of Chaplaincy for CSC from 1987-1998.
Polly Ashton Smith Ph. D. is Assistant
Professor Department of Sociology William Paterson University
of New Jersey. She received her B.F.A. from New York
University, a Master of Divinity from Union Theological
Seminary in NYC, and her Ph.D. from the Graduate Centre
of the City University of New York. Before beginning
her teaching career, she worked for various non-profit
and government agencies in New York City relating to
human rights, corrections, and community development.
Professor Andrew Ashworth QC is the Vinerian Professor
of English Law at All Souls College,Oxford University.
In 1999 he was appointed a member of the Sentencing
Advisory Panel,becoming its chair in 2007 until its
abolition in 2010. He was awarded the degreeof LL.D.
honoris causa at De Montfort University in 1998, and
the degree of Jur.D. honoris causa at Uppsala University
in 2003. In 1988 he was appointed Edmund-Davies Professor
of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at King’s College
London, and held that post until moving to All Souls
College in 1997.
Dorothy Ayling is a Chaplain at HMP Brockhill and Well- Being Programme
Co-ordinator at HMP Hewell Grange.
The Rev Canon Stuart Barton
Babbage, is one of the great figures of Australian Church life, and in particular
the Anglican Church, of the past half century. He had a friendship with C. S .Lewis
and mentored a generation of distinguished young Australians. He has been Dean
of both St Paul's in Melbourne and St. Andrews in Sydney. He was responsible for
the establishment of the respected multi-racial Gordon-Conwell Seminary in the
United States. For himself, Babbage would claim to be an evangelist and an agent
provocateur for the Gospel.
The Baha'i faith has five to six million followers globally.
It emerged in the nineteenth century in Persia. The
founder was Baha'u'llah.
Herman Bianchi was founder and director of the Criminology Institute
of the Free University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has also served as Dean
of the Law School there. He is the author of several books and many articles.
He is also a film maker, and does research on early Dutch contacts with the native
peoples of North America.
Johannes Beutler was Professor of New Testament and Fundamental
Theology at the Institute of Philosophy and Theology Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt-am-Main,
Germany. From 1998 to 2000 he was the Academic-Vice Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian
University, Rome, and since 2001 Professor of New Testament Exegisis at the Pontifical
Biblical Institute, Rome. He has also been a chaplain at a prison for women at
Between 1977 and 1983, Arthur Bolkas served time in Victoria's prison
system for armed robbery. He became a Christian in prison, and since his release
he has worked in prison ministry (with Prison Fellowship) and schools' ministry
as a motivational speaker. He is also associate pastor at Footscray Church of
For more information, contact Prison Fellowship Victoria,
03-9482 9228 email@example.com
Malcolm Bowman graduated from Durham in 1949 and spent most of his
working life teaching. After studying for six terms at Wells Theological College
he specialised in teaching theology in secondary schools. On retiring, he followed
an interest in Law. He also was awarded an M.Phil for a thesis on the Human Geography
of Northumberland. He is a Reader (or Licenced Lay Minister) in Salisbury diocese.
Anne Elizabeth Oldfield Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss,
GBE PC is a retired English judge. She was called to the Bar from the Inner Temple
in 1955 and was appointed a Registrar at the Principal Registry of the Family
Division in 1970. In 1979, she was appointed as a High Court judge, assigned to
the Family Division, and was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British
Empire (DBE). In 1988,she was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal (judge of
the Court of Appeal), and in 1999, she became President of the Family Division
of the High Court of Justice.
Booth QC / Cherie Blair
As the wife of the British Prime Minister,
Tony Blair, and a Catholic, Cherie Booth QC is uniquely placed to observe the
interaction of the government, law and Church in respect of human rights
Gwyneth Boswell is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
De Montfort University, Leicester
The Rt. Reverend Michael Bourke is the Anglican Bishop
of Wolverhampton and Anglican Co-chairman of the Meissen
John Braithwaite, is a Distinguished Professor in
Criminology and Founder of RegNet (the Regulatory Institutions
Network) at the Australian National University (Australia)
In the past he has worked on a variety of areas of business
regulation and on the crime problem. His best known
work is on the ideas of responsive regulation and restorative
justice. He has been active in social movement politics
around these and other ideas for 40 years in Australia
Tobias Brandner is an ordained pastor of the Swiss Reformed Church
with a Doctorate of Theology the University of Zurich, Switzerland
Francis Bridger is the Principal at Trinity College, Bristol
Emma Brockes is a journalist.
Jonathan Burnside is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol
Rob Canton is Head of Research in Community and Criminal Justice
at De Montfort University, Leicester. He worked for the Probation Service for
many years before joining De Montfort, where he led one of the country's largest
training programmes for probation officers. He was a co-opted expert on Probation
work in the Council of Penological Cooperation for the Council of Europe advising
on the new European Probation Rules.
Rod Carter teaches on the Restorative Justice Program at Queen's
Theological College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Professor Nils Christie was the Professor of Criminology at Oslo
Sandy Chubb is Director of The Prison Phoenix Trust. She joined
the Trust in 1989 to teach yoga and meditation to young offenders one day a week
at HMYOI Aylesbury and became Director four years ago.
Sun Young Chung is a M.Div. student at Gordon-Conwell Theological
Seminary. She and her husband John pastor a multiethnic church in Boston.
Winston Churchill was the Home Secretary in a Liberal Government
when he delivered this famous speech in the House of Commons on 20 July 1910.
It has been reproduced through the kind assistance of Victoria who works in the
Archives Office of the House of Lords Record Office.
Charles Clarke was the Home Secretary (2006)
This is his speech
to the Prison Reform Trust Annual Lecture 19 September 2005.
As a building designer, teacher and ordained minister, Peter Clark's
experience of the world church has involved him in serving the Methodist Church
in Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Mozambique, Scotland, Sierra Leone and England.
His interests include the Millennium Development Goals, inter-religious affairs,
penal reform, art and sculpture.
Jane Clay is the Chaplain at HMP/YOI New Hall, Wakefield WF4 4AX,
Debra Clothier is Chief Executive of the Restorative Justice Consortium.
It is the only independent, membership/ umbrella organisation for all those with
an interest in Restorative Justice in the UK. It promotes the use of restorative
practices where conflict arises.
Helen Codd is Principal Lecturer in Law at Lancashire Law School,
University of Central Lancashire, and Associate Research Fellow at the Institute
of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
Peter Cordella is Associate Professor and Chair in the Criminal
Justice Department at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire
Dr Andrew Coyle CMG, FKC, is Professor of Prison Studies in the
School of Law, King's College, University of London. Between 1997 and 2005 he
was Director of the International Centre for Prison Studies in King's College
London. Prior to that he worked for almost 25 years in the prison systems in the
John Croft, C.B.E., studied at Oxford University, the Institute
of Education of London University and the London School of Economics and Political
Science. During World War II he was a codebreaker at Bletchley Park. He joined
the Home Office in 1952 as an Inspector in the Children's Department and later
transferred to the Research and Planning Unit of which he became head and chief
research officer. He was also Chairman of the Criminological Scientific Council
of the Council of Europe. Following retirement he has been involved in conservation
issues while maintaining his professional interest in criminology. He is also
an artist, his paintings being held in both public and private collections.
Elena Curtis is an English journalist.
Kathleen Daly is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith
University (Brisbane). She writes on gender, race, crime and justice; and on restorative,
Indigenous, and international justice. She is President of the Australian and
New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC), and a Fellow of the Academy of the
Social Sciences in Australia.
Nick Davies is a prize winning journalist who works for The Guardian.
Kathleen Denison is Executive Director of God Accepting The Exiled
(GATE), a non-profit organization serving the needs of men and women who are incarcerated.
She also serves as a senior counselor at a drug and alcohol recovery center and
has worked in the prison chaplaincy.
Stuart Dew is the Churches' Criminal Justice Officer at the Churches'
Criminal Justice Forum.
Rodolfo de los Santos Diamante is the Executive Secretary of the
Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Prison
Pastoral Care and ASIA'S Representative on the International Commission of Catholic
Prison Pastoral Care and International Prison Pastoral Care.
Alan Duce was a Canon and Prebendary of Lincoln. Alan had been a
full time Church of England prison chaplain for twenty-eight years. He was the
editor of 'New Life'- the Prison Service Chaplaincy Review - for over twenty years
and founder/editor of Justice Reflections.
Cardinal Dulles, S.J.
Cardinal. Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. is currently
the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University,
a position he has held since 1988. An internationally known author and lecturer,
he was born in New York on August 24th 1918, the son of John Foster Dulles, a
previous American Secretary of State, and Janet Pomery Avery Dulles. He was created
a Cardinal in the Catholic Church by Pope John Paul 11 on February 21, 2001 —
the first American born theologian who is a non-bishop to receive this honour.
He is the author of 750 articles on theological topics.
Louis Dupré is the Emeritus T. Lawson Riggs Professor
of the Philosophy of Religion at Yale University
Dr Edward P. Echlin is Visiting Scholar, Sarum College,
Salisbury; Honorary Research Fellow in Theology, University
College of Trinity & All Saints, Leeds; and author of
The Cosmic Circle, Jesus and Ecology (Columba Press,
Stephen Farrall is Professor of Criminology and Director
of the Centre for Criminological Research in the School
of Law at the University of Sheffield.
David Faulkner is a Senior Research Associate at the University
of Oxford Centre for Criminological Research
The Eighteenth ERIC SYMES ABBOTT Memorial Lecture was delivered
by The Reverend Professor Duncan B. Forrester of New College, The University of
Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 8th May, 2003
Marie Marshall Fortune is the director and a founder
of the Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence in Seattle, Washington.
She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and the author of several
Jean Franklin taught at the Lovett School in Atlanta for 17 years.
Lovett student Jens Soering, the son of a German diplomat, won
a prestigious Jefferson Scholarship to the University of Virginia and received
the “Best Student in English” Award even though English is not his native language.
Bruce Fenner serves as the Director of Extension
Ministries and Pastoral Care with the United Methodist
Endorsing Agency of the General Board of Higher Education
and Ministry (GBHEM).
Brian Frost was a Methodist lay preacher for over
50 yeas. He was Programme Director of the London Ecumenical
Centre and General Secretary of The Churches’ Council
for Health & Healing. He has published over 20 books
on forgivness and reconciliation including “The Tactics
of Pressure” and “The Secular in the Sacred” and has
co-authored books with Dr. Pauline Webb and Rev. Dr
.Stuart Jordan. Now retired he focuses on writing and
his commitment to the complexities of forgiveness.
David Garland is Professor of Law at New York University; his many
publications include The Culture of Control (2001) published by Oxford
David Goodhart is the Editor of 'Prospect'.
about 'Prospect' can be found on www.prospect-magazine.co.uk
The Reverend Timothy Gorringe is the Professor of Theology at
The Reverend Jonathan Gorsky is the Education Advisor to The Council
for Christians and Jews
Ted Grimsrud is Associate Professor of Theology and Peace
Studies at Eastern Mennonite University and an ordained minister in Mennonite
Church USA. He is currently working on a book on biblical views of salvation.
Luis Peréz Guadalupe
Dr José Luis Peréz Guadalupe
is Director of the Social Pastoral Mission for the Diocese of Lima, Peru
John Haldane was Professor in Moral Philosophy at St Andrews
Brenda Hale is a distinguished English judge. Brenda Hale is most
grateful to her legal assistant, Rachel Avery, for the help given with this lecture.
The errors and opinions are all her own.
Peter Hammersley is Co-ordinating Chaplain
at HMP Hewell Grange.
Patrick Hannon is Professor of Moral Theology at Maynooth College,
County Kildare, Eire.
M. Kay Harris is a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Department
of Criminal Justice and an Affiliated Professor of Women’s Studies. For more than
a decade, she was involved in a series of action research projects with the criminal
courts and other justice system officials in Philadelphia. Kay regularly teaches
Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program classes, which aim to achieve a marriage of
theoretical knowledge with practical understanding and experience by holding class
inside an area prison or jail throughout the semester.
Anthony Harvey was Sub-Dean at Westminster Abbey
Roy Hattersley is a well-known political commentator in England.
Nick Herbert was elected the MP for Arundel and South Downs in
May 2005. Prior to being appointed Minister of State for Policing and Criminal
Justice (jointly with the Home Office and Ministry of Justice) he has held positions
of shadow minister for police reform, shadow secretary of state for justice and
most recently shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs.
Prior to his election as an MP Nick was the director of Reform, the independent
think tank which he co-founded in 2002. He was chief executive of Business for
Sterling from 1998 to 2000. He takes an active interest in rural communities and
international aid for health issues (tuberculosis). He read law and land economy
at Magdalene College, Cambridge.
John Honeychurch was born in Redruth, Cornwall, attended Redruth
County Grammar School and worked for two years in Plessey’s Research Laboratories
before taking a first degree (B.Sc) in Physics at the University of Nottingham.
After a varied career in Electronics, Management Consultancy, Electrical Industry,
Cutlery Industry and running a village shop, he trained to be a Reader in the
Church of England, gained an MA in Theology and has worked for ten years as a
part-time chaplain in the Camp Hill Site of HMP Isle of Wight. Currently he is
a part-time postgraduate student reading for a Professional Doctorate degree in
the Criminal Justice Department of the University of Portsmouth.
Nicholas Holtam was the Vicar at St Martin-in-the-Fields,
Trafalgar Square, London. He was enthroned as the Bishop
of Salisbury in 2011
Professor Mike is Co-Director of the Institute for
Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of
London. He started his research career in the Home Office,
and was a member of the team that started the British
Crime Survey. Leaving in 1994, he set up an academic
policy research centre. His current research interests
include: procedural justice theory and public trust
in justice; public perceptions of crime and justice;
policing and police legitimacy; sentencing and sentencing
guidelines; offender rehabilitation and desistance (and
Russ Immarigeon is an editor, writer,
and local court judge. Currently, he edits Justice Connections, the quarterly
newsletter of the Victim-Offender Mediation Asociation, as well as the following
Civic Research Institute publications: Women, Girls & Criminal Justice, Community
Corrections Report, and Offender Programs Report. Edited or co-edited books include
Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System (CRI, 2006) and After Crime and
Punishment (Willan, 2004). In Hillsdale, New York, where he lives, Immarigeon
was elected Town Court Justice in 2003 and re-elected in 2007.
Philip Ireson is the Church of England Chaplain at HMP Doncaster
and can be contacted at:
David Jenkinsis a Church of England cleric and former Bishop of Durham, a position
he held from 1984 until 1994. Formerly a lecturer in theology at the University
of Oxford, Chaplain and Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford and worked for the World
Council of Churches and the William Temple Foundation, before being appointed
Professor of Theology at the University of Leeds in 1979
Kate Jenkins was a chaplain at HMP Leeds in 2003.
Dr Bob Johnson is a member of Hampshire and the Islands Quaker
Area Meeting and a Consultant Psychiatrist. He is listed on the GMC speciality
register for psychiatry. He is a Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists
and a Member of Royal College of General Practitioners.
Todd M. Johnson is Director of the Centre for the Study of Global
Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts,
He is co-author of World Christian Encyclopedia, 2nd edition, Oxford,
2001, and World Christian Trends, AD 30-AD 2200, William Carey Library 2001.
Gregory Jordan is a New Zealand Jesuit priest
Khalil Kazi was a chaplain
at HMP Leeds in 2003.
Sue King trained as a probation officer during the 1960s and continued
working in various services around the country until 1996. For the last 13 years
of her working career she then provided consultancy and training in the field
of safeguarding children, both here in UK and abroad. On retiring from paid work
she enrolled to study for a PhD with De Montfort University, focusing on the rights
and needs of the children of prisoners.
Walter Klaassen is professor at Conrad Grebel College in Waterloo,
Ontario and is the author and/or editor of numerous published works on Anabaptist/Mennonite
history and theology. He is also editor of The Conrad Grebel Review, A Journal
of Christian Inquiry published three times per year by Conrad Grebel College.
Naomi Klein is a Canadian writer
Knott, CBE. MA
Christine Knott CBE MA, is a Research Fellow in the Centre
for Criminal Justice and Criminology, Swansea University and formerly National
Offender Manager in NOMS with nearly 30 years experience of working in the Criminal
Justice System, primarily in the field of Probation. As Chief Officer of Greater
Manchester Probation, she created an organisation that was closely aligned to
its criminal justice and social exclusion partners. Christine has been at the
forefront of the 'What Works' movement in correctional services for the last 15
years, culminating in the phased implementation of OM across all prison and probation
services in England and Wales. She has a history of commissioning and using research
to further strategic and practices developments and is an independent consultant,
specialising in evidence based practices, performing improvement and change management
August H. Konkel (Ph. D.) is the Principal of Providence College
and Theological Seminary, Otterburne, Manitoba, Canada.
Emeritus Professor of Religion from Goshen College (Indiana); ordained
to ministry in the Mennonite Church; served with the Mennonite Board of Missions
in Japan and Asia; lectured and taught in Theological Colleges and universitiesAuthor
of some dozen books on theology and ethics.
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