Wink, Walter

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Wink, Walter Gender: M
Walter Philip Wink
born on 21 May 1935 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )
Place Dallas, Texas, 32n47, 96w48
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°13' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°42 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 02°54'

Walter Wink (at the Fellowship of Reconciliation)
photo: QuixoticLife at en.wikipedia, license cc-by-sa-2.0


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 (1984), Unmasking the Powers (1986), Engaging the Powers (1992), When the Powers Fall (1998), and The Powers that Be (1999). He is also known for coining the phrase "the myth of redemptive violence". Wink was married with children. He died on 10 May 2012 at age 76 in Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 1963 (PhD)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (Steps)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Christian)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Pastor)
  • Vocation : Religion : Other Religion (Theologian)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Christian)