Hermeneutical Fallacies Part I

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I address some hermeneutical fallacies utilized by classical theists against openness. Photo by George Redgrave is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist. Read more…

The Divine Question

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I address the scriptural motif, the divine question. Photo by Rodney is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist. Estimated Reading Time: Read more…

The Divine Consultation

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I address the scriptural motif, the divine consultation. Photo by Janet McKnight is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist. Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Throughout Read more…

The Divine If

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss the biblical motif of the divine if, as explored by Terence Fretheim. Photo by Yiannis Theologos Michellis is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Read more…

The Divine Perhaps

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss the biblical motif of the divine perhaps, as explored by Terence Fretheim. Photo by f/orme Pet Photography is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Read more…

Foreword to the Applying the Bible Series

Photo by [AndreasS] is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is the foreword to my Applying the Bible series of books.  Interpreting the Bible can be a complex and difficult task. Thousands of years separate us from the original audience, and so the worldview, presuppositions, cultural mores, common knowledge, and Read more…

God Changes His Mind in Scripture

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss passages where God changes his mind. Photo by Waiting For The Word is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist. Read more…

The Book of Jonah

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss the Book of Jonah and how it reflects the open theist’s understanding of God. Photo by Ashley Van Haeften is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my Read more…

Jeremiah 18:7-10

In this excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss Jeremiah 18:7-10, an affirmation of God’s ability to change his mind. Photo by Ian Scott is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is, with some minor modifications, an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Read more…