You can find excellent resources compiled by Christians for Prison Abolition here, here, and here, and learn more about the Abolitionist Sanctuary effort by Rev. Nikia Robert here.
Hannah Bowman, “A Christian Case for Prison Abolition,” 2018.
Joshua Dubler and Vincent Lloyd, “Mass Incarceration Is Religious (and So Is Abolition): A Provocation,” 2016.
Monica Bell, “You Say ‘Promised Land,’ I Say ‘Abolition,’” 2020.
Anne Dunlap, Dove Kent, and Jen Bailey, “G-d is an Abolitionist,” 2020.
Catherine Grainge, “A Christian Case for Prison Abolition,” 2019.
Micah Herskind, “The Individualizing Paternalism of Big Christian Ministry,” 2019.
Christians for Abolition, “Introductory Abolitionist Theologies.”
Mennonite Church USA, Abolition Curriculum, 2021.
Reina Sultan, “Say Your Prayers, Conservatives! Prison Abolitionists are Reclaiming Faith,” 2021.
Longer Pieces and Books
Joshua Dubler and Vincent Lloyd, Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons, 2020. [article from authors linked]
Lee Griffith, The Fall of the Prison: Biblical Perspectives on Prison Abolition, 1993. [review of book linked]
Tanya Erzen, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration, 2017. [review of book linked]
Aaron Griffith, God’s Law and Order: The Politics of Punishment in Evangelical America, 2020. [review of book linked]
Jordan Ballor, “To Reform or Abolish? Christian Perspectives on Punishment, Prison, and Restorative Justice,” 2007.