What Was Jesus' Response To The Domination System
The Journey Inward
Last updated 9/9/2020 at 5:04pm
A dispute arose among (the disciples) as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. But (Jesus) said to them, “The Kings of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those in authority are called benefactors. But not so with you; rather the greatest among you must become the youngest, and the leader like one who serves. For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one at the table? But I am as one among you as one who serves” (Luke 22:24-27).
This column is the third in a series on the work of biblical scholar Walter Wink. In the pr...