Jesus and Nonviolence: A Third Way Facets #ad - More than ever, walter wink believes, the Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing "powers" of our consumerist culture and fractured world.
The Powers That Be: Theology for a New MillenniumHarmony #ad - Walter wink reformulates ancient concepts, angels and demons, such as God and the devil, heaven and hell, principalities and powers, in light of our modern experience. One sad consequence of this shift is the loss of spiritual and theological bearings, most clearly evident in our inability to understand or speak about such things.
A digest of the 3rd volume of his trilogy on the powers. As the church steeple has been eclipsed by the skyscraper as the centerpiece of the urban landscape, so has the divine realm been set aside in favor of more immediate human experience. Money, politics, sports, and science seem better suited to the hard realities of our world.
Based on his reading of the bible and analysis of the world around him, Wink creates a whole new language for talking about and to God. If the old way of viewing the universe no longer works, something else has to replace it. The powers that be reclaims the divine realm as central to human existence by offering new ways of understanding our world in theological terms.
The Powers That Be: Theology for a New Millennium #ad - He helps us see heaven and hell, sin and salvation, and the powers that shape our lives as tangible parts of our day-to-day experience, rather than as mysterious phantoms. Equipped with this fresh world view, we can embark on a new relationship with God and our world into the next millennium. In our fast-paced secular world, God and theology are second-class citizens.
Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of DominationFortress Press #ad - A digest of the 3rd volume of his trilogy on the powers. Wink explores the problem of evil today and how it relates to the New Testament concept of Principalities and Powers. He asks the question "how can we oppose evil without creating new evils and being made evil ourselves?" Winner of the Pax Christi Award, the Academy of Parish Clergy Book of the Year, and the Midwest Book Achievement Award for Best Religious Book.
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St. John of the cross 1542-1591.
Unmasking the Powers Powers, Vol 2Fortress Press #ad - Unmasking the Powers Powers, Vol 2 #ad - Walter wink was professor emeritus of biblical interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. He authored several books, including the award-winning Fortress Press trilogy: Naming the Powers, Unmasking the Powers, and Engaging the Powers. From 1989 to 1990, he was a peace Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.
He also taught at Union Theological Seminary. A digest of the 3rd volume of his trilogy on the powers.
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Approaches to peace: a reader in peace Studies, Fourth Edition, provides a unique and interdisciplinary sampling of key articles focusing on the diverse facets of peace and conflict studies.
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Why is it that simone weil, continues to speak to today’s spiritual seekers? was it her social radicalism, with her short, troubled life and confounding insights into faith and doubt, which led her to renounce privilege? Her ambivalence toward institutional religion? Her combination of philosophical rigor with the ardor of a mystic?Albert Camus called Simone Weil “the only great spirit of our time.
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After her untimely death at age thirty-four, Simone Weil quickly achieved legendary status among a whole generation of thinkers.
Jesus and the DisinheritedBeacon Press #ad - Hatred does not empower--it decays. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism. Only through self-love and love of one another can God's justice prevail. A digest of the 3rd volume of his trilogy on the powers. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman 1900-1981 demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.
Being PeaceParallax Press #ad - A bestseller with over 250, 000 copies sold, Being Peace is the seminal founding work by Zen Master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh. It is filled with practical suggestions how to create a more peaceful world "right in the moment we are alive. Contains thich nhat hanh's key practices, including a guide to the practice of reconciliation which has become a peacemaking tool in many other religious traditions.
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