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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.

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Thank Goodness, God is Not in Control!

May 1, 2018

In the book I’m currently writing, I’m dealing with the idea that God punishes. It’s a tricky issue. But I’m arguing that there are natural negative consequences to sin and evil. Although the idea God punishes is largely absent in the New Testament, numerous passages describe the pain, destruction, and confusion that sin and evil […]

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Oord explores the perplexing questions of life — in theology, philosophy, science, and more — and provides plausible answers that empower us all to live lives of love. For speaking information and endorsements, click below…


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