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The powers that be : theology for a new millennium

Author: Walter Wink
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Galilee trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Biblical scholar and theologian Walter Wink reformulates ancient religious concepts, such as angels and demons, principalities and powers, and God and Satan in light of current knowledge. Wink's theology is shaped by his involvement in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, his involvement in the civil rights movement, and his study of the Bible.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Wink
ISBN: 0385487525 9780385487528
OCLC Number: 41249719
Notes: "A digest of the third volume of my trilogy on the Powers ... with elements from the previous two"--Preface.
Description: x, 224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Identifying the powers --
2. The Domination system --
3. Jesus' answer to domination --
4. Breaking the spiral of violence --
5. Jesus' third way --
6. Practical nonviolence --
7. Beyond pacifism and just war --
8. But what if? ... --
9. The Gift of the enemy --
10. Prayer and the powers --
11. Epilogue --
For further reading, Notes, Index.
Other Titles: Powers.
Responsibility: Walter Wink.

Abstract:

Biblical scholar and theologian Walter Wink reformulates ancient religious concepts, such as angels and demons, principalities and powers, and God and Satan in light of current knowledge. Wink's theology is shaped by his involvement in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, his involvement in the civil rights movement, and his study of the Bible.

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