South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu walked by a construction site on a temporary sidewalk the width of one person. A white man appeared at the other end, recognized Tutu, and said, “I don’t make way for gorillas.” At which Tutu stepped aside, made a deep sweeping gesture, and said, “Ah, yes, but I do.”
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|Birth:||21st May, 1935|
|Death:||10th May, 2012|
|Profession:||Activist, Scholar, Theologian, Writer|
Walter Wink was an American biblical scholar, theologian, and activist who was an important figure in Progressive Christianity. Wink spent much of his career teaching at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. He was well known for his advocacy of and work related to nonviolent resistance and his seminal works on "The Powers", Naming the Powers, Unmasking the Powers, Engaging the Powers, When the Powers Fall, and The Powers that Be. He is also known for coining the phrase "the myth of redemptive violence".
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