In Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination (Fortress Press, 1992) and The Powers That Be: Theology for a New Millennium (Doubleday, 1998), theologian Walter Wink offered an interpretation of Mt 5:38-41 that has been quite influential in the later work of theologians and others writing about gospel nonviolence.
Sundays at 2:30 p.m., February 19 – April 23. Washington National Cathedral, Perry Auditorium 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC. Free, no tickets or reservations required. Audience discussions will follow each screening.
“Osama is dead, Osama is dead,” they repeat on CNN, and then people gather outside the White House waving flags, cheering, chanting “USA,” and singing the national anthem. What are the feelings in these hearts? I assume the “killers” of Osama will soon be honored. More “heroes” of violence for our youth to model. Jesus, what are you thinking and feeling?
From Franciscans International Precious God, what makes you weep? What are the things in this world that break your heart? (silence) Glorious God we pray for the nation of Syria. We ask for your mercy. We pray for children who have lost parents and parents, children. The voiceless, who sleep to the rhythm of their […]