Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books and professor at Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. Oord is known for his contributions to research on love, relational theology, science and religion, Wesleyan/Holiness/Church of the Nazarene thought and Evangelical theology.

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We Should Expect Diversity in Holiness

April 3, 2015

In previous blogs, I’ve mentioned nine dominant themes present in the new book of essays, Renovating Holiness. The final dominant theme in the book is the most frequently mentioned in the essays, so I list it as the most dominant theme overall. The Renovating Holiness book brought together 100+ Millennial and Xer leaders in the […]

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This complimentary essay is available for download in the hope that it fosters deeper reflection, discussion, and development in wisdom and love.

Clark Pinnock “A Cosmology of Love”


Oord’s lectures and publications explore the most perplexing issues of today. As a Christian theologian and philosopher, for instance, his analysis of love adds both clarity to the subject and challenges audiences to live lives of love more consistently.

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