Walter Wink's writing has been described as brilliant, provocative, passionate, and innovative. His skills in critical scholarship were matched by an engaging and honest style that make his work a must read for twenty-first century theologians and all who seek deeper understanding at the intersection of Bible, theology, social ethics, and more.
Walter Wink was professor of biblical interpretation emeritus at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. Previously, he was a parish minister and taught at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. In 1989 - 90 he was a Peace Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace. He is author of several books, including The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of the Man (Fortress Press, 2001) and the award-winning Fortress Press trilogy: Naming the Powers (1982), Unmasking the Powers (1986), Engaging the Powers (1992), and When the Powers Fall (1998). He was also the editor of Homosexuality and Christian Faith (Fortress Press, 1999).