The Power Delusion


People who work for justice can become dismayed because they lack the power to achieve their aims. But Jesus “set aside his power” and yet created a movement to upend authority. What can he teach us as we struggle to oppose the militarism, sexism, homophobia, racism and poverty that mark our age?

Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University, a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He has written more than 35 books, blogs regularly at his website,, and can also be found

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