The Common Good
December 2010

Walter Wink Reading List

by Claire Lorentzen | December 2010

Books and Articles Published in Sojourners

Here is a list of articles from the Sojourners archives as well as books written by Walter Wink.

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Unmasking the Powers: Roman and American Economics” (October 1978)

The Bonhoeffer Assumption” (January-February 2002)

The Silence of God” (November-December 2001)


The Powers That Be: Theology For a New Millennium (New York: Doubleday, 1999).

The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of Man (Fortress Press, 2001). Here is an excerpt published in the March-April 2002 issue of Sojourners.

Peace Is The Way: Writings on Nonviolence from the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Edited by Walter Wink. Orbis Books, 2000).

Homosexuality and Christian Faith: Questions for Conscience for the Churches (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1999).

Naming the Powers: The Language of Powers in the New Testament (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984).

Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence (Philadelphia: Fortress Press 1986).

Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992).

When the Powers Fall: Reconciliation in the Healing of Nations (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998).

Cracking the Gnostic Code: The Powers in Gnosticism (Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993).

Violence and Nonviolence in South Africa (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1973).

John the Baptist in the Gospel Tradition (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1968).

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