What if the death of God at the end of Modernity was stitched in the metaphysical assumptions from the outset? What if these assumptions can and should be challenged on scientific and philosophical grounds? What if these assumptions have been internalized, not just in the academy, but in the … Read more about How Modern Metaphysics Killed God with John Cobb #FANiac
Philip Clayton just gave the Center for Process Studies' intro to Process theology lecture at Claremont School of Theology. You should watch it. … Read more about Philip Clayton Introduces Process Theology
Theology Nerds! It is time for a book blog tour with one of our very own! In fall 2014 Callid released his book, Way to Water: A Theopoetics Primer with Cascade Books and they've been awesome and said they'll kick in a dozen books for you all to get your nerdy hands on. The book itself is chock … Read more about Theopoetics Book Blog Tour
Does God ever call us to injure other people? Again, I think the answer is affirmative. If killing Hitler could have stopped the Holocaust and shortened the war, Bonhoeffer was right to support that project. On a much lesser scale, Jesus used violence to cleanse the temple. Whitehead pointed out … Read more about With Imagination, Anything is Possible: Process Theology, MacGyver and Non-Violence
This is a very special edition of the Theology Nerd Throwdown. Not only does the BoDaddy try to provoke me (theologically speaking) toward a rowdy defense of the resurrection but we have a very special guest - Todd Littleton. Todd is the greatest Southern Baptist Minister on planet earth. He is … Read more about TNT: The Resurrection, Divine Knowledge, & Other Todd-Picks
Jesuit Philosopher and Theologian Joseph Bracken is our guest this week on the podcast. He recently retired from Xavier University & was honored with an amazing tribute - Seeking Common Ground - which includes articles from John Cobb, Catherine Keller, and more. In this episode we take a tour … Read more about Emergence, Panenthesim, Science & Process Theology with Joseph Bracken S.J.
Today the Emergent Village Theological Conversation on Process Theology comes to you! This is audio from Session One where we introduced Process Theology. Monica A. Coleman is Assc. Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religions at Claremont School of Theology and is your guide … Read more about What is Process Theology? Let Monica A. Coleman Tell You!
Paul Capetz - a real deal Calvinist, professional theologian, & Fuller Family Christmas Guest decided to replay to my sovereignty smack talking this week with a Calvinist rejoinder. This is awesome and I am sure it will inspire you to get his book on the history of the doctrine of God (it's … Read more about A Calvinist Loving On Process Theology?
John Cobb answers your questions about Prayer and Process - in prep for for the Emergent Village Theological Conversation for 2012 that kicks off Jan 31. In the past week people over at Tony Jones, Rachel Held Evans, and Kurt Willems have been asking prayer and the relationship between Process … Read more about Prayer & Process with John Cobb
People over at Tony Jones, Rachel held Evans, and Kurt Willems have been asking around the interwebs what the relationship between Process theology and Openness theology. Well John Cobb has an answer for you and here it is....... Overall, the relation is friendly, supportive, and overlapping. Of … Read more about John Cobb Answers “What is the relation between process theology and openness theology?”
Did you know Paul...the Apostle Paul...was a Process theologian? Well now you do! Getting ready for the Emergent Village Theological Conversation (YOU SHOULD COME!) I thought I would share John Cobb's lecture he gave on Paul's Process leanings. This comes out of a really sweet commentary … Read more about Paul the Process Theologian
My favorite living theologian, John Cobb, is excited to be a part of the 2012 Emergent Village Theological Conversation Jan 31-Feb 2. Below you will see him answer the question 'Who Was Jesus?' sermonically. Here he is discussing Colossians 1:19 "For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell … Read more about “Who Was Jesus?” John Cobb Answers #FANIAC