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Walter Wink

Full Name: Walter Wink
Gender: Male
Number of Works: 23
Dr. Walter Wink is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. Previously, he was a parish minister and taught at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. In 1989-1990 he was a Peace Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.

His newer works include:

The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of the Man
(Fortress Press, 2001.)

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

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

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

He is author of a trilogy, The Powers:

Naming the Powers: The Language of Power 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)

His other works include:

When the Powers Fall: Reconciliation in the Healing of Nations
(Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998). Swedish edition: Healing a Nation's Wounds: Reconciliation on the Road to Democracy (Uppsala, Sweden: Life and Peace Institute, 1997)

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: New Society Publishers, 1987). (Out of print)

Transforming Bible Study, second edition (Nashville: Abingdon, 1990) (Out of print)

The Bible in Human Transformation (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1973). (Out of print)

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

Proclamation 5: Holy Week, Year B (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993). (Out of print)



ISBN: 0385487525, 9780385487528
Keywords: millennium, new, theology, powers
Pages: 240
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

In our fast-paced secular world, God and theology  are second-class citizens. Money, politics, sports, and science seem better suited to the  hard realities of our world. 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. 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. If the old way of viewing the universe no longer works, som
ISBN: 0800636090, 9780800636098
Keywords: way, third, nonviolence, jesus
Pages: 96
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%

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. In this small book Wink offers a precis of his whole thinking about this issue, including the relation of Jesus and his message to politics and nonviolence, the history of nonviolent efforts, and how nonviolence can win the day when others don't hesitate to resort to violence or terror to achieve their aims.
ISBN: 080062646X, 9780800626464
Keywords: powers, domination, world, discernment, engaging, resistance
Pages: 424
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 100%

In this magnificent finale to his trilogy, Walter Wink engages the Powers with brilliant exegesis and a profoundly creative nonviolence, revealing the way to the Powers' and our own transformation.--James W. Douglass, Ground Zero Community.
ISBN: 0800610342, 9780800610340
Keywords: paradigm, biblical, study, new, towards, human, transformation, bible
Pages: 90
Published: 1973
  • Rating: 80%

Preface: The book's general rationale. 1/Bankruptcy of the Biblical Critical Paradigm: Bible criticism is bankrupt as it is based on inadequate method, false objectivism, uncontrolled technologism & separated from vital communities. A new paradigm is required. 2/Is Biblical Study Undergoing a Paradigm Shift?: Declaring historical critical research methods bankrupt, Wink demands a new paradigm constellating presuppositions, beliefs, values & techniques making biblical content & intent accessible for human development today. 3/Toward a New Paradigm for Biblical Study: Recommendin
ISBN: 068709626X, 9780687096268
Keywords: study, bible, transforming
Pages: 180
Published: 1980
  • Rating: 80%