Monday, January 18, 2016

Peace through...what?

Redemptive violence is an attractive but idolatrous trust that weapons and tools of violence can be the means of shalom for nations and individuals, that ultimate good can come from the barrels of our weapons. Jesus reminded us: that which we sow, we reap, and we should not expect to gather figs from grape vines.—America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose, page 68 (emphasis original)

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