What doctrine from church history would you get rid of?
How does Open and Relational thought frame how you handle strong disagreement?
These are a few of the questions Thomas Jay Oord and I answered in a pretty fun live stream.
We are both evangelists for Open and Relational Theology and now that it has a center you should check it out. Tom mentioned the launch of a new doctoral program in Open and Relational Theology. You can check it out here.
Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. Oord is an award-winning author, and he has written or edited more than twenty books. A twelve-time Faculty Award winning
professor, Oord teaches at institutions around the globe. A gifted speaker, Oord is known for his contributions to research on love, open and relational theology, science and religion, and the implications of freedom and relationships for transformation.
Here’s the Book Recommendations
- Keith Ward’s Sharing in the Divine Nature: A Personalist Metaphysic
- James Cone’s For My People
- William Temple’s Nature, Man, and God
- Kathryn Yusoff, a Billion Black Anthropocenes or None
- Andre Rabe, Creative Chaos: The Surprising Mystery of Time, Self, and Meaning
- PLUS Tom mentioned reading my next book. It isn’t out yet, but here’s a picture