Many otherwise devout christians simply dismiss jesus teachings about nonviolence out of hand as impractical idealism. Discernment and resistance in a world of domination by wink, walter isbn. The power of a wink the one simpleashell secret dating move you should try this summer plus gifs. The first book we read was the powers that be by the theologian walter wink. The following text is taken from pages 98111 of the powers that be. It enshrines the belief that violence saves, that war brings peace, that might makes right. Any attempt to transform a social system without addressing both its spirituality and its outer forms is doomed to failure. The powers that be reclaims the divine realm as central to human existence by offering new ways of understanding our world in theological terms. Money, politics, sports, and science seem better suited to the hard realities. Denny weaver, the nonviolent atonement eerdmans, 2001. The ology for a new millenni um, wal ter wink, 1998. In our fastpaced secular world, god and theology are secondclass citizens. Walter wink may 21, 1935 may 10, 2012 was an american biblical scholar, theologian, and.
You will also see that there are specific sites catered to different product. By walter wink the story that the rulers of domination societies told each other and their subordinates is what we today might call the myth of redemptive violence. The group is made up of james fawcett from concrete, naomi luff from xlp and tim broadbent from st mary, islington. In lukes gospel, exousias power is in reference to the power of satan. Theology for a new millennium wink, walter on amazon.294 1428 1105 346 1016 1300 363 407 1242 1120 312 463 455 345 924 1447 884 233 1429 658 1278 1509 171 909 215 1249 137 1097 864 1319 994 155 888 1210 3 1134 21