The following outside sources of information are included as a service to our readers. We know the issue of criminal justice covers a large area of interests. We welcome your suggestions of additions to these lists. Happy reading!

Concerning Christian Science

Selected Federal, California and local governmental websites regarding incarceration and prisoner locators

Help websites for current and former inmates

News and Views on Incarceration Issues and Policy


Books for Spiritual uplift

  • Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
  • The Greatest Thing in the World by Henry Drummond
  • Your God is Too Small by J.B. Phillips
  • Spiritual Healing in a Scientific Age by Robert Peal

Books about Personal Incarceration Experiences

  • A Saint on Death Row by Thomas Cahill
  • Always Running by Luis J Rodriguez
  • The Boy Who Carried Bricks by Alton Carter
  • Death Row Chaplain by Earl Smith and Mark Schlabach
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Last Chance in Texas by John Hubner
  • Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
  • Reformed: How a Life Sentence Became My Saving Grace by Jojo Godinez & Amanda Warner

Books from Different Points of View about Incarceration Policy and Related Social Issues

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell
  • Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores by Dominique Gilliard
  • The War on Cops by Heather MacDonald
  • Good Punishment? Christian Moral Practice and U.S. Imprisonment by James Samuel Logan
  • Race & Economics: How Much can be Blamed on Discrimination? by Walter E. Williams

NOTE: We reserve the right to add or delete entries from these lists for any reason.  The publisher of this website accepts no responsibility for the content and information provided by these outside sources. Any views expressed in these links and books are not necessarily those of the Christian Science Committee on Institutional Work in California, Inc.”