The Resource Beating guns : hope for people who are weary of violence, Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin., (ebook)

Beating guns : hope for people who are weary of violence, Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin., (ebook)

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Beating guns : hope for people who are weary of violence
Title
Beating guns
Title remainder
hope for people who are weary of violence
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Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin.
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eng
Summary
Parkland. Las Vegas. Dallas. Orlando. San Bernardino. Paris. Charleston. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. These cities are now known for the people who were shot and killed in them. With less than 5% of the world's population, the people of the US own nearly half the world's guns. America also holds the record for the most gun deaths--homicide, suicide, and accidental gun deaths--at around 90 a day and about 33,000 per year. Some people say it's a heart problem. Others say it's a gun problem. The authors of Beating Guns believe it's both. This book is for people who believe the world doesn't have to be this way. Inspired by the prophetic image of beating swords into plows, Beating Guns provides a provocative look at gun violence in America and offers a clarion call to change our hearts regarding one of the most significant moral issues of our time. Bestselling author, speaker, and activist Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin show why Christians should be concerned about gun violence and how they can be part of the solution. The authors transcend stale rhetoric and old debates about gun control to offer a creative and productive response. Full-color images show how guns are being turned into tools and musical instruments across the nation. Charts, tables, and facts convey the mind-boggling realities of gun violence in America, but as the authors make clear, there is a story behind every statistic. Beating Guns allows victims and perpetrators of gun violence to tell their own compelling stories, offering hope for change and helping us reimagine the world as one that turns from death to life, where swords become plows and guns are turned into garden tools
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Midwest
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1975-
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Claiborne, Shane
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261.8/3
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Violence
  • Firearms
  • Firearms
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adult
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Beating guns : hope for people who are weary of violence, Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin., (ebook)
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text
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  • txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781493417070
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12166643
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remote
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MWT12166643
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Beating guns : hope for people who are weary of violence, Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781493417070
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12166643
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12166643
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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