I’ve often thought it would be fun to write a scholarly essay on love using song lyrics. Music plays such an important part of our lives, and I confess that music has profoundly shaped the way I see the world.
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop’s magnum opus, A Theology of Love, presents a powerful argument for love as the Christian's theological priority. But her work would have been more powerful had she been consistent in her language of love.
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.