(RNS) Guns represent retaining control over and against government, even for those with no violent agendas.
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(RNS) Isn’t there another Christian way to apply Jesus’ teachings to terrorist attacks than pious martyrdom or “turn the other cheek?”
(RNS) It’s hard to imagine Jesus enrolling for the concealed weapons class at Liberty University. And it is even harder imagining Jesus approving of the words of Falwell as he openly threatens Muslims.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) Unbelievers and others lacking knowledge about the true character of God sometimes refer to Christ’s moniker as the Prince of Peace to conclude that Christianity must be a wimpy, defenseless teaching.
Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical university president, said “good people” with concealed weapons could “end those Muslims before they walked in.” He later tweeted he meant “Islamic terrorists.”
The Colorado Springs clinic, which includes abortion services, has been the target of repeated protests by anti-abortion activists. The policeman who died was a co-pastor at an evangelical church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) After personally seeing the bodies of the Amish schoolchildren prepared for a funeral after being gunned down in 2006, Schenck began to realize he needed to care more about life outside the womb, too.
DETROIT – The pastor remains in police custody as investigators try to piece together what happened and interview church members.