A Mormon Process Theodicy

Mormon conceptions of God are radically different from most traditional theists. Despite the common rhetoric in relation to God it is almost as meaningless to apply the standard formulations of the logical and evidential problems of evil to Mormonism as it is Buddhism.

Recent Publications of Interest

Check out these recent publications in process thought!

 God and the History of the Universe by Jarvis Streeter, Edited by David Lull (Pickwick Publications, 2016)

A History of the Concept of God: A Process Approach by Daniel A. Dombrowski (SUNY Press, 2016)

Randomness, Free Will, and the Providence of the Uncontrolling Love of God

If God is loving and active in the world, why does evil occur? Doesn't God care enough about victims to override the freewill of those who victimize? And what about the evil caused by random events and mutations? How can we really say God is providential and loving when so much genuine evil occurs? Thomas Jay Oord answers these questions with an original proposal that begins with the belief that God's nature is uncontrolling love.

 

Jesus' Abba - Book Signing


Join the Center for Process Studies and Fortress Press for an afternoon of light refreshments as we gather to celebrate the most recent publication of John B. Cobb Jr.*

Dr. Cobb will speak on his book begining around 5:00 and will be available for questions and discussion through the afternoon.

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