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Bestselling Christian Author to Speak About Nebraska's Death Penalty

May 13, 2016

Shane Claiborne is the author of Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us.  Claiborne will visit Nebraska in June to speak about his new book and share his support for the abolition of Nebraska’s death penalty.

 

National bestselling Christian author and activist Shane Claiborne will be in Nebraska in June to promote his new book ‘Executing Grace’ and to join the ongoing conversation about Nebraska’s death penalty leading up to this November’s ballot question.

 

Claiborne’s newest book Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us explores death penalty through a historical and Scriptural lens to elucidate the power of restorative justice, redemption and forgiveness.

 

“I began to realize that what is at stake around the death penalty debate is one of the most fundamental truths of the Gospel: No one is beyond redemption.” -Shane Claiborne

 

Lincoln Event

Claiborne will be speaking at South Gate United Methodist Church (3500 Pioneers Blvd) on Tuesday, June 7th. There will be a first come-first serve book signing from 5:00-5:30 followed by a talk and Q&A from 5:30-7:00. Books will be available for $15. The event is being sponsored by Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty – there is no cost.

 

Omaha Event

Claiborne will also be speaking at Faith Westwood United Methodist Church (4814 Oaks Lane) on Tuesday, June 7th at 8:00, with a Q&A to follow. Copies of his new book will be available for $15.

 

 

The events are being sponsored by Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (nadp.net) – there is no cost. For more information, contact Matt at 402-650-4485.

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