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God and Guns in America

Michael W. Austin, Rob Schenck (Foreword by)


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What if Christians did more than offer thoughts and prayers in response to gun violence? Ethicist Michael Austin argues--from a biblical but nonpacifist perspective--that we can impose firearms restrictions to make our society safer and less fearful while still respecting the rights of gun owners. God and Guns in America is a thoughtful, measured, and articulate treatment of a polarizing topic that is too often treated with more heat than light.

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 9780802876430, 216pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2020

About the Author

Michael W. Austin is Professor of Philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of numerous books, journal articles, and online writings on ethical and religious questions and believes that Christian ethics is relevant to all of life. He lives in Richmond, Kentucky with his family.