Tag: loving person

May 2018
Choose Love

Power and love are both highly sought-after entities, but we don’t often consider how they relate to one another. Tony Campolo, professor emeritus of Sociology at Eastern University, has shared some interesting thoughts on this subject from a Christian perspective over the years (see The Power Delusion, 1983, and Which Jesus? Choosing Between Love and Power, 2012). Here’s his greatest insight: as love increases, power decreases. Conversely, as power increases, love decreases. The reason for this is simplicity itself: love makes us vulnerable. In sociology, we see this in the principle of......

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