Author: Paul Seastrand

Rev. Paul J. Seastrand, PhD, is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America—Montana Synod and has served the ELCA in numerous congregational, synodical, and churchwide capacities.

Review: Common Ground: Talking About Gun Violence in America, by Donald V. Gaffney

[1] In the United States, public discussion about gun violence and gun control is over-politicized and under-ethicized.   Since our postmodern and polarized society does not share a common religious and moral vocabulary, it has instead reduced dilemmas like gun violence and gun control to the language of secular “rights” and the proper size of regulatory […]