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God Clearly Can, So Why Doesn’t He? (podcast)
Leah expects more from God. Should she? Greg confronts God’s inactivity and underperformance.
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Tags: Attributes of God, Character of God, God's Character, Objections to Open Theism, Open Theism
Did God Predestine Judas to Betray Jesus? (podcast)
Greg talks about the role Judas played in the crucifixion of Jesus and speculates about his potential for good. Episode 516 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0516.mp3
My Car Crash and the Open View
Last Saturday night Shelley and I were involved in a rather serious four car crash on a local highway. One person was hospitalized, and I’m being treated for neck pain and an on-going dull headache. But thankfully, no one was critically injured. In any event, the crash inspired several folks to e-mail or tweet questions…
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
When Did You Let Go of Your Calvinist Beliefs? (Podcast)
Greg talks about his unusual transformation out of Calvinism. Episode 471 The Interview: http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0471.mp3 Photo by Paola Franco on Unsplash.com
Some try to argue that Jesus did not make loving enemies and refraining from violence an absolute mandate. They make their case on the basis of several passages from the Gospels. The first concerns the cleansing of the temple which we addressed here, while the second is about how Jesus spoke harsh words to the…
Why do you claim that everybody, whether they know it or not, believes that the future is partly open?
Whatever a person may theoretically believe, they act like the future is partly open. For, as a matter of fact, there’s no other way to act. Think about it. Every time we deliberate between options on the way toward making a decision, we assume (and we have to assume) that a) the future consists of…