“The problem is not that right-handed, straight-line authority is evil — it is most necessary for Congress, judges, soldiers, policemen, and parents teaching toddlers. But it is not the most mature expression of authority, and to believe that it is the only kind of authority for both mature and immature means that one is a totalitarian. Maturity requrest that we grow up into the kind of authority that gives itself away. Jesus did this, and He summons His followers to do this as well” (For a Glory and a Covering, p. 80).
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