Gun Violence in America: A Christian Response
Every Wednesday, from 09/08/2021 to 10/13/2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, 9/8/21 at 6:30pm
This course is offered in partnership with the Candler Foundry
Among Western nations, America is among the most religious and the most violent – two facts that are closely linked. This course offers an introduction to the history of Christianity and American gun culture, examining both the theology that has enabled the relationship to flourish, and theologies of dissent. It addresses two, broad questions: How did Christians come to believe in the efficacy of violence and the legitimacy of owning weapons? How can Christians of today challenge and resist the values of the armed society? The course is in six parts:
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