skip to content
Playing God : redeeming the gift of power Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Playing God : redeeming the gift of power

Author: Andy Crouch
Publisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Andy Crouch unpacks the dynamics of power that either can make human flourishing possible or can destroy the image of God in people. While the effects of power are often very evident, he uncovers why power is frequently hidden. He considers not just its personal side but the important ways power develops and resides in institutions. --from publisher description.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Crouch
ISBN: 9780830837656 0830837655 9780830844043 083084404X
OCLC Number: 827694826
Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The discovery of power --
Part 1. The gift of power: in the beginning it was not so. Exploration: Genesis 1-2 : original power --
Power is a gift --
Idolatry --
Injustice --
A note: Evangelism and social action --
Icons --
Exploration: John 2 : the wedding wine --
Part 2. The grip of power: it will not be so among you. Exploration: Exodus 20 : the ten words --
The hiddenness of power --
Force, coercion and violence --
The lure of privilege --
Exploration: John 13 : Jesus, power and privilege --
Part 3. Institutions and creative power: from generation to generation. The gift of institutions --
Principalities, powers and broken institutions --
Becoming trustees --
Exploration: Philemon : the peculiar institution --
Part 4. The end of power: we had to celebrate. Disciplined power --
The Sabbath ladder --
The end of power --
Exploration: Luke 15 : prodigal power.
Responsibility: Andy Crouch.

Abstract:

Andy Crouch unpacks the dynamics of power that either can make human flourishing possible or can destroy the image of God in people. While the effects of power are often very evident, he uncovers why power is frequently hidden. He considers not just its personal side but the important ways power develops and resides in institutions. --from publisher description.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/827694826> # Playing God : redeeming the gift of power
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "827694826" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BT738> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1074194> ; # Power (Christian theology)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/261.8/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1402945249#Topic/power_christian_theology> ; # Power (Christian Theology)
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/274199131> ; # Andy Crouch
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description "Andy Crouch unpacks the dynamics of power that either can make human flourishing possible or can destroy the image of God in people. While the effects of power are often very evident, he uncovers why power is frequently hidden. He considers not just its personal side but the important ways power develops and resides in institutions. --from publisher description."@en ;
   schema:description "The discovery of power -- Part 1. The gift of power: in the beginning it was not so. Exploration: Genesis 1-2 : original power -- Power is a gift -- Idolatry -- Injustice -- A note: Evangelism and social action -- Icons -- Exploration: John 2 : the wedding wine -- Part 2. The grip of power: it will not be so among you. Exploration: Exodus 20 : the ten words -- The hiddenness of power -- Force, coercion and violence -- The lure of privilege -- Exploration: John 13 : Jesus, power and privilege -- Part 3. Institutions and creative power: from generation to generation. The gift of institutions -- Principalities, powers and broken institutions -- Becoming trustees -- Exploration: Philemon : the peculiar institution -- Part 4. The end of power: we had to celebrate. Disciplined power -- The Sabbath ladder -- The end of power -- Exploration: Luke 15 : prodigal power."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1402945249> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Playing God : redeeming the gift of power"@en ;
   schema:productID "827694826" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830837656> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830844043> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/827694826> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1402945249#Topic/power_christian_theology> # Power (Christian Theology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Power (Christian Theology)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1074194> # Power (Christian theology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Power (Christian theology)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/274199131> # Andy Crouch
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Crouch" ;
   schema:givenName "Andy" ;
   schema:name "Andy Crouch" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830837656>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0830837655" ;
   schema:isbn "9780830837656" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830844043>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "083084404X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780830844043" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.