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What Does Religion Look Like in Prison?

posted on May 15, 2014

Casey Cep reviews Joshua Dubler’s Down in the Chapel, a dissertation-turned-book-length examination of religion from Graterford Prison, outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cep writes, “Down in the Chapel takes us where we might otherwise not go: deep inside America’s prison industrial complex, a criminal justice system that costs $212 billion per year… for many of us prisons are a foreign land that we will never visit and prisoners are a foreign people with whom we will never speak. Joshua Dubler’s book, then, is an important dispatch.”

Read at Pacific-Standard