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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. A twelve-time Faculty Award winning professor, Oord teaches at institutions around the globe. He is the director of the Center for Open and Relational Theology. 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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A Bodiless God Can’t Prevent Evil

November 1, 2019

In my recent writing, I have argued that God's love is uncontrolling. Consequently, God can't prevent evil by controlling others. I've also been saying that we should embrace the idea that God is a universal Spirit without a localized body. Embracing this idea is crucial too.

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