Chuck Colson’s memorial steeped in prison themes

WASHINGTON (RNS) Prison Fellowship founder and former Nixon aide Chuck Colson was memorialized Wednesday (May 16) at Washington National Cathedral in a service steeped in Scripture and prayers about prison and redemption. By Adelle M. Banks.

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Nixon felon and evangelical icon Charles Colson dies at 80

David Mark and Adelle M. Banks |

In many ways, Chuck Colson's life personified the evangelical ethos of a sinner in search of redemption after a dramatic personal encounter with Jesus. He also embodied the evangelical movement's embrace of conservative social issues, although often as a happy warrior.

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