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Part 6 (of 15): Evolutionary Conservatism

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…the last century, Peterson believes that reality itself is structured as a delicate dance between order and chaos, and every aspect of this dance is perpetually changing (1). From a biological perspective, evolution is what this dance has looked like for the last five-hundred million years up to the present…

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IX Contemporary Science, Free Will and Time

Note: Greg’s primary interest in contemporary science over the last decade has been on the manner in which it suggests that reality is interconnected, indeterminate, and opened ended. Greg’s views are summarized in the lighthearted work, The Cosmic Dance.   See also: V Theology: Theology and Science V Theology: Doctrine…

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A New Book and a Dance Party to Celebrate It

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…God as a sort of open-ended, creative, spontaneity-filled, adventurous dance. I’ll say more about the content of The Cosmic Dance in the weeks to come, but for now I want to leave you with an invitation to ReKnew’s first-ever book release party! This family-friendly party will be held on Friday,…

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The Cosmic Dance Project

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The story behind The Cosmic Dance The idea for The Cosmic Dance arose out of Greg’s sharing his latest ideas with his small group (the three couples he and his wife Shelley share life with). Theological discussions are often a regular part of the conversation when they get together, and…

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Roger Olson’s Review of The Cosmic Dance

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Today we wanted to share a review of The Cosmic Dance by esteemed theologian Roger Olson. You can check out an excerpt below or you can read the whole review here. You can place an order for The Cosmic Dance here. The Cosmic Dance is Greg’s (and friends’) attempt to…

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The Cosmic Dance


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…ever hope to be put back together again? And, of course: Is Schrödinger’s cat alive or dead before anyone checks on it? By addressing questions like these, The Cosmic Dance aims to help readers embrace their life as an open-ended adventure that is part of an open-ended, spontaneity-filled, cosmic dance….

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The Cosmic Dance

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In this episode Greg discusses his new book “The Cosmic Dance.” Links: Greg’s book: “The Cosmic Dance“ http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0015.mp3…

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Greetings from Quincy

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…I and some friends are trying to cover in our quirky book called The Cosmic Dance (see excerpts on my homepage–Christus Victor Ministries). We’re two years into the Cosmic Dance project and only have one more chapter to go, so I’m REALLY hoping this Conference confirms my thesis in this…

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The Cosmic Dance: Why Will This Book Benefit Me?

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https://youtu.be/Ifomi_fS2D8 Greg took a few moments to describe how he hopes you’ll benefit from The Cosmic Dance. Discover how various branches of science demonstrate that life itself is a delicate dance between order and chaos. You’ll find that we’re wired to live on the edge in a place of creativity,…

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Can Science Inform Our Theology?

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…of creation and of history sets the parameters within which all human freedom must occur. How beautiful! God is an eternal triune dance of love who eternally displays structure and freedom. His creation, which he invited to join his dance, manifests the same balance of structure and freedom. The freedom…

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Greg Boyd’s Academic Vita

…Cruciform Hermeneutic; Volume 2: The Cruciform Thesis(Fortress Press, 2017) The Cosmic Dance: What Science Can Teach Us About The Nature of Time, Life and Humpty Dumpty (ReKnew Publications, 2016) Benefit of the Doubt: Dismantling the Idol of Certainty (Baker, 2013) Present Perfect: Discovering God in the Now (Zondervan; 2010) Across…

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The Cosmic Dance Origin Story

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https://youtu.be/skcKhOrW0JI In this video, Greg introduces The Cosmic Dance, by explaining what motivated him to write this quirky little book. If you live near the Twin Cities, come to the launch party Friday June 24th where you can purchase the book at a discounted rate. Click here for information on…

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Reflections on a Costa Rican Vacation

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…beautiful. Everything – every single thing! – displays this dance of form and freedom. While the insects of Costa Rica were a bit of a nuisance they also manifest the cosmic balance of form and freedom in a most awe-inspiring way. For example, Greg Erickson and I were hiking in…

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“Christ is Lord”: What Does it Mean?

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…a cosmic lover who simply wants our hearts so he can dance with us throughout eternity. It’d be a pretty sick marriage if one spouse were to ask the other spouse, “What’s the minimal level I can be committed to my marriage vows without you divorcing me?” Well, this is…

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Glorious Creation

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I’m not a scientist, but I’ve always loved to dabble in it. In fact, I collaborated with some friends and wrote a quirky picture book on the interfacing of various areas of science (e.g. quantum theory, chaos theory) and the open view of the future. It’s called The Cosmic Dance

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Books I’m Currently Working On

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…of pagan philosophy rather than the biblical tradition. The Cosmic Dance: What New Scientific Theories are Teaching Us About God, Time, Freedom and Life (publisher pending, projected publication 2010). I hold that the western world is right now undergoing a major paradigm shift, due in large part to new advances…

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Vita

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…(InterVarsity, 2012 [anticipated]) • The Cosmic Dance: What New Scientific Theories Are Teaching Us About God, Time, Freedom and Life (publisher pending) Recently Published Articles • “Omniscience and the Open View of the Future,” co-author with Alan Rhodes and Tom Belt. Faith and Philosophy (2006) • “Neo-Molinism and the Infinite…

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Determinism Is Ugly

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…makes the creation beautiful and an adventure. So, determinism rests on an unwarranted assumption about causation. It runs against our experience of free decision making, of creating works of art and many other things. And it’s inconsistent with some recent advances in science (as my book The Cosmic Dance will…

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If every effect has a cause, how can there be free choice?

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…experience of free decision making, of creating works of art and many other things. And it’s inconsistent with some recent advances in science (as my forthcoming book The Cosmic Dance will attempt to prove). Every effect does have a cause, but its not that case that given that cause, the…

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Temporal Flow, Relativity Theory, and Open Theology

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…future. (I and Jim Knudson argue this in more depth, and with more humor, in The Cosmic Dance). Mann’s response to me sort of missed the mark, since he apparently thought I was asking about the predictive power of Relativity Theory. I was making a metaphysical point, but he gave…

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