Walter Wink is the author of The Powers That Be (Doubleday).
This essay appeared in Loving God With One’s Mind, by F. Thomas Trotter, copyright 1987 by the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. Used by permission. This document was prepared for Religion Online by William E. Chapman.
(ENTIRE BOOK) Whatever must be borne can be borne by virtue of strength working in each and all of us which has immemorially been known as courage. This power is available and reliable. The best celebration of courage is to understand and affirm its common, constant presence in uniquely human life.