ANdy CrouCh oN Power
“Power at its worst should unset-tle us, should shock us. But powerat its best is . . . the current of life.It is dangerously good.”“Here is what we need to discoverabout power: it is both better andworse than we could imagine.”“Absolute love transfigures abso-lute power. And power transfig-ured by love is the power thatmade and saves the world.”“The worst fate one could wishfor would be to end up alone withone’s power, for then there wouldbe no one left with whom onecould tend and shape the world.”“Power is a gift. That is thisbook’s central, controversial idea.”
“Perhaps no question with such urgent life-and-death consequences is more poorly understood among Christians inour era than the stewardship of power;but gloriously, in
Andy Crouch provides the clarity we need in this once-in-a-generation workof sweeping theological and sociological depth. It is fresh, rigorous, profoundlyhelpful and a delight to read.”
—Gary A. Haugen, president & CEO,International Justice Mission
“Once again, Andy Crouch cuts to the heart of the matter by challenging us to take seriously the One whose image we bear.
is a clear and compelling call for Christians tosteward the kind of power that enables flourishing
.” —Gabe Lyons, coauthor of