Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence through Shane Claiborne, Michael Martin
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Overview: Parkland. Las Vegas. Dallas. Orlando. San Bernardino. Paris. Charleston. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. These towns are referred to now for the individuals who have been shot and killed in them. More Americans have died from weapons in the USA within the ultimate fifty years than in all of the wars in American historical past. With lower than 5% of the sector’s inhabitants, the folks of the USA personal just about part the sector’s weapons. America additionally has essentially the most annual gun deaths–homicide, suicide, and unintentional gun deaths–at 105 consistent with day, or greater than 38,000 consistent with 12 months. Some other folks say it is a center downside. Others say it is a gun downside. The authors of Beating Guns consider it is each.
This ebook is for individuals who consider the sector does not need to be this fashion. Inspired through the prophetic symbol of thrashing swords into plows, Beating Guns supplies a provocative have a look at gun violence in America and provides a clarion name to modify our hearts referring to one of the crucial important ethical problems with our time. Bestselling writer, speaker, and activist Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin display why Christians must be fascinated with gun violence and the way they are able to be a part of the answer. The authors go beyond stale rhetoric and previous debates about gun keep watch over to supply an inventive and productive reaction. Full-color pictures display how weapons are being became gear and musical tools around the country. Charts, tables, and information put across the mind-boggling realities of gun violence in America, however because the authors shed light on, there’s a tale at the back of each statistic. Beating Guns lets in sufferers and perpetrators of gun violence to inform their very own compelling tales, providing hope for exchange and serving to us reimagine the sector as one who turns from loss of life to lifestyles, the place swords change into plows and weapons are became lawn gear.
Genre: Non-fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy