August 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

by Michael O. Garvey

Walter Wink, professor of Biblical interpretation at Auburn TheologicalSeminary, will give a lecture entitled “Nonviolence for the Violent” Sept. 15 (Fri.) at 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center for International Studies. The lecture will be followed by a buffet lunch and dialogue in Room C-103 of the Hesburgh Center.p. An internationally known author, lecturer and workshop leader, Walter Wink has led nonviolence workshops in many countries, including South Africa, the former East Germany, Northern Ireland, South Korea, Palestine, and Mexico (around the Chiapas struggle). His workshops invite participants to reflect on the biblical theme of principalities and powers and Jesus’ teachings on nonviolence. He recently published “When the Powers Fall: Reconciliation in the Healing of Nations.” His other books include “Naming the Powers,” “Unmasking the Powers,” and “Engaging the Powers.” In addition to serving as a parish minister, he has taught at Union Theological Seminary and Hartford Seminary. From 1989-1990 he was a peace fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.p.

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