Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination

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Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Religion - 424 pages
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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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Review: Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination (Powers #3)

User Review  - Bryan Neuschwander - Goodreads

This book hits the nail on the head--glancingly, bending the head; then striking again misses, bending the shaft to right angles; then hammers a flurry of blows, leaving the nail firmly embedded horizontally in a field of elephant tracks. Totally worth the fifty cents I paid for it. Read full review

Review: Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination (Powers #3)

User Review  - April Coldsmith - Goodreads

If you want a book that carefully lays out the biblical case of non-violent resistance, this is it. He condemns our culture for its love of revenge and violence. He shoots down the Hollywood ... Read full review

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Dr. Walter Wink is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. He received the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Prize, awarded by the Fellowship of Reconciliation for 2006.

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