People too often abuse their power and play god in the lives of others --- they too often breed injustice by participating in what the Bible calls idolatry. If we are to do God's work --- fight injustice, bring peace, create beauty and allow the image of God to thrive in those around us --- how are we to do these things if not by power? Crouch uncovers why power is frequently hidden and he considers the important ways power develops and resides in institutions.
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