Thomas Oord

Biography

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 winner, 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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Books

Uncontrolling Love: Essays Exploring the Love of God, with Introductions by Thomas Jay Oord
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
What if God is not in control? And what if this lack of control isn’t because God is weak or uninvolved? What if, instead, God’s powerful and universal love is inherently uncontrolling? In this book, more than eighty writers explore uncontrolling love, an idea first suggested by Thomas Jay Oord in his award-winning work, The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational Account of Providence.
Renovating Holiness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
This book calls for change. Even more, it calls for open conversation about change. For too long, many in the Church of the Nazarene have considered the doctrine of holiness off limits. The church needs renovation! These 100+ essays from Millennial and Xer leaders explore how holiness might be understood and lived today.
Rethinking the Bible: Inerrancy, Preaching, Inspiration, Authority, Formation, Archaeology, Postmodernism, and More
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / Handbooks
Many people today seek a more adequate way to understand what the Bible is and does. Those who ask deep questions about Scripture want plausible answers. Rethinking the Bible explains Scripture in ways that make sense and deepen Christian faith.
Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media: Advice, Tips, and Testimonials
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
These 90+ essays offer best practices for social engagement, time management, social media as a resource for scholarship or creativity, technology and pedagogy, etc. Whether the reader is an armchair theologian, a professional scholar, a graduate student, or simply interested in how social media is changing religious and philosophical studies, this book will help greatly!

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