Walter Wink was a professor of biblical interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York and author of many books, including The Powers That Be, When the Powers Fall, and most recently The Human Being. He died in 2012.
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From the Archives: April 1992
The Myth of Redemptive Violence
All Christianity has to give, and all it needs to give, is the myth of the human Jesus.
The Bonhoeffer Assumption
Theres a trap that Id call the Bonhoeffer assumption. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was studying at Union Seminary in New York.
The Silence of God
Many of us feel a deep desire for revenge and violent retribution. We know how natural that is. We want to strike back at the perpetrators.
A Time to Weep
A Nonviolence Roadmap
A Brazen Faith
Studying the text to be transformed
A World Overturned
We are starved for the Word of God
Road Signs and Squeaky Wheels
We read scripture to be transformed. We are not interested just in adding to our knowledge, or even to our being.
Evicted, Yet Welcomed Home
Seeking answers to our questions in the liturgical texts
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