Thomas Jay Oord joins the pod to talk about Open and Relational Theology, which asserts that God’s primary characteristic is love, Theology involves humble speculation about who God truly is and what God really does, and Creatures – at least humans – are genuinely free to make choices pertaining to their salvation. Read more about Open Theology here:
Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. Oord is a best-selling and award-winning author, having written or edited more than twenty-five books. He directs a doctoral program at Northwind Theological Seminary and the Center for Open and Relational Theology. A twelve-time Faculty Award-winning professor, Oord teaches at institutions around the globe. 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.