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John Cobb & Friends Gathering – Thomas Jay Oord

June 8 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm PDT

Presenter(s): Thomas Jay Oord

Topic: Open and Relational Theology

Tom Oord has been offering an alternative to the conventional God for some time.  Among his significant writings are The Uncontrolling Love of God and God Can’t: How to Believe in God and Love After Abuse, Tragedy, and Other Evils. At the website of his Center for Open and Relational Theology, you’ll find that “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. 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.” This 2-minute video offers a brief introduction to Open and Relational Theology.  See his blog posts on the topic here. His latest book, Open and Relational Theology: An Introduction to Life-Changing Ideas, will be published in July, 2021.

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June 8
10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
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