Shane Claiborne: When Violence Kills Itself

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Shane spoke with John Perkins in our “

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” General Session at UYWI06. This week, he wrote an article at beliefnet.com on the culture and result of violence, particularly in response to the shooting at Virginia Tech.

“Violence kills the image of God in us. It is a cry of desperation, a weak and cowardly cry of a person suffocated of hope. Violence goes against everything that we are created for – to love and to be loved – so it inevitably ends in misery and suicide.”

read the whole article here

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