Does God's Word demand capital punishment or only permit it? This articles looks at the creation and universal ordinance for capital punishment.
The author discusses three objections to capital punishment.
The passage on the adulteress in John 7:53-John 8:11 is often used as evidence that Jesus revoked the death penalty. The relevance of this passage for discussions on capital punishment is considered in this essay, noting the history of interpretation, hermeneutical considerations, and legal factors.