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Guns and Violent Deaths

Guns and Violent Deaths Stephen Augustine sent us some very interesting information from Lorraine Devon Wilke’s article (20 Jan 2013) about gun deaths. In the past 43 years (1968-2011) there have been 1,384,171 gun deaths in the United States. This is 18% higher than all the war deaths in U. S. history, which stands at […]

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Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns

Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns A few of our blog articles on being peacemakers and not needing guns or other weapons has sparked some controversy even among Christians, with some agreeing with “our” position, and others saying that we should be armed for protection. We said “our” position, because that’s what the arguments referenced, but they […]

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Violence in the Name of Religion

Violence in the Name of Religion Maynard S. Clark wrote a very interesting observation about a major problem within Christianity: “We’ve all been treated to public discussions of Violence in the name of religion, and we also know how many “gun toting pastors” are eager to teach their congregants that the “manly” art of self-protection […]

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Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr

Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr The early Christian peacemakers, such as Justin Martyr, needed no weapons for he had the peace of Jesus Christ in his heart. In 160 AD, five years before his death, he wrote: “We ourselves were well conversant with war, murder, and everything evil, but all of us throughout the […]

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