[Epub] When the Powers Fall By Walter Wink – Buyphenergan500.us

When the Powers Fall Repressive Authoritarian Regimes Are Falling And Fragile New Democracies Emerging Around The Globe How Are Longstanding Conflicts And Deep Divisions To Be Healed And Enemies Reconciled Without Breeding Further Injustices To Answer This Question, Walter Wink Here Applies His Compelling Analysis Of The Powers, As They Appear In The New Testament, To The Global Scene Surveying The Wrenching Religious And Ethical Dilemmas Involved In Transitions From Despotism To Democracy, Wink Neatly Summarizes Key Concepts From His Fortress Press Trilogy On The Powers, Including Sections On Jesus Against Domination And Nonviolence He Then Shows How Central Concepts In The Teaching Of Jesus Can Clarify True And False Ideas Of Forgiveness And Reconciliation And Apology Without Sacrificing Justice The Personal, Political, And Geopolitical Pertinence Of Wink S Ideas Shines In His Discussion Of Specific Situations In Africa And Latin America.

[Epub] When the Powers Fall  By Walter Wink – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 88 pages
  • When the Powers Fall
  • Walter Wink
  • English
  • 22 September 2018
  • 0800631277

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] When the Powers Fall By Walter Wink – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    The Powers of the title refer to political structures, governments, corporations, church authorities They do not refer to any aspect of the spiritual hierarchy that Paul mentions in Ephesians For that, Clinton Arnold s books including Power and Magic The Concept of Power in Ephesians and 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare are, to my mind, some of the very best.In this book, Wink tackles the complex questions of forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of the fall of political re The Powers of the title refer to political structures, governments, corporations, church authorities They do not refer to any aspect of the spiritual hierarchy that Paul mentions in Ephesians For that, Clinton Arnold s books including Power and Magic The Concept of Power in Ephesians and 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare are, to my mind, some of the very best.In this book, Wink tackles the complex questions of forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of the fall of political regimes which held on to power through use of unbridled murder, torture, rape and disappearances There is not always an easy answer when justice and truth are compromised On the personal level, Wink relates a number of anecdotes and stories to illustrate his points He makes some interesting, thought provoking points Jesus, he claims, was totally against the system of Domination prevalent in His era but He did not advocate passive acquiescence in violenceTurning the other chee...


  2. says:

    If you like the Politics of Jesus by Shane Claiborne, then you will enjoy Wink s When the Powers Fall It applies the Gospel message of reconciliation and forgiveness to emerging nations and talks about the churches responsibility.


  3. says:

    A shorter work by the author somewhat updating the trends noted in the final part of his trilogy on the Powers Engaging the Powers.The author recapitulates the premises of the trilogy, the existence of powers and principalities as the spiritual interiority of groups and nations, the existence of the Domination System, and the roles of the powers and principalities in perpetuating it Most of the book features discussions of how the Domination System might be overcome in individual national c A shorter work by the author somewhat updating the trends noted in the final part of his trilogy on the Powers Engaging the Powers.The author recapitulates the premises of the trilogy, the existence of powers and principalities as the spiritual interi...


  4. says:

    This is a brief treatment on what happens when the powers fall For Wink the powers are completely demythologized and simply stand for social structures and political entities In this book, Wink means oppressive regimes Wink s purpose is articulate the appropriate response in the wake of the fall of oppressive regimes Wink argues that the kingdom o...


  5. says:

    This book really got me thinking about reconciliation and what it really means It got me thinking about how it is a two way street, and both people have to be willing to walk it or it doesn t work It got me thinking about how we can be part of the bigger picture...

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