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Podcast: Is it Okay to Pray to God as Mother?
Greg considers God’s gender and the potential power of this identification can have on faith.
Artist: Arthur Lewin-Funke
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Is God Good?
Andrew Stawarz via Compfight This reflection by David D. Flowers seemed like a good addition to Greg’s recent blogs on free will. Here David talks about the problem of evil and how it is that we can call God “good” in light of a world full of evil. He even quotes Greg extensively. From the…
Podcast: Should We Take Verses Where God is Forgetful, Fatigued, and Doesn’t Know the Past Literally?
Greg considers a challenge to open theisms about taking verses about God changing his mind literally. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0314.mp3
Podcast: God as Mother?
Greg discusses God as mother, and shares about his own healing relationship with the feminine God. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0444.mp3 OBJECTIONS: Greg addresses some concerns about conceiving of God as a mother, including the possible fickleness in conceiving of God’s gender. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0445.mp3
Hearing and Responding to God: Part 5
We hope you’ve enjoyed this series on hearing and responding to God. In this last video on the topic, Greg discusses the significance of the fact that God IS love, and how our communion with him is the product of God’s eternal loving nature. You can watch the earlier installments here, here, here, and here. ***Bonus: Greg experiences a…
Hellenistic philosophers traditionally embrace a conception of God as the simple, necessary, and immutable One. They do this in order to try to explain the “unmoved mover” who is absolutely distinct from the ever-changing, composite, contingent world. However, we must be clear that it is misguided for Christian theology to follow this path. If we…
If our thinking about God is to be faithful to the New Testament, then all of our thinking about God must, from beginning to end, be centered on Christ. I’m persuaded that even our thinking about God in his transcendent, eternal state should begin and proceed with the Pauline conviction that we know nothing “except…