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The Good News about Power

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Andy Crouch

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Day of Common Learning

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Lord Acton's dictum that "power tends to corrupt. and absolute power corrupts absolutely" is both common knowledge and common sense. Yet there is more than one kind of power. Power rooted in creation rather than coercion is the source of true flourishing - even though creative power. too. can be corrupted. We will consider the roots and implications of the Christian faith's understanding of both the corruption and the redemption of creative power.

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Oct 22nd, 10:00 AM

The Good News about Power

Lord Acton's dictum that "power tends to corrupt. and absolute power corrupts absolutely" is both common knowledge and common sense. Yet there is more than one kind of power. Power rooted in creation rather than coercion is the source of true flourishing - even though creative power. too. can be corrupted. We will consider the roots and implications of the Christian faith's understanding of both the corruption and the redemption of creative power.