Open Theism

Podcast: If the Future is Open, How Do You Explain Prophecy?

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Greg considers prophecy through the lens of open theism. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0448.mp3

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Podcast: Is Open Theism an Accommodation?

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Or for that matter is accommodation an accommodation? Greg talks about things that impact God. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0407.mp3

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Podcast: Can God Be Surprised?

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Greg talks heaven and hell in this solid little episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0394.mp3

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Podcast: Is God Capable of Total Control?

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Greg talks the consequences of creating autonomous persons. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0355.mp3

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5 Observations about God Changing His Mind

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One of the most significant passages that supports the open view of the future is found in Jeremiah 18. This is one of the numerous times where we find God changing his mind in response…

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Re-Thinking Divine Sovereignty

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Many people in the church have been taught that divine sovereignty is synonymous with unilateral control. Some have even argued that if God is not in control of everything, then something must be in control…

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Podcast: Is God Outside of Time?

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Greg discusses the nature of time, the importance of sequence, and the centrality of poetry.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0286.mp3

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Podcast: Where Does Omniscience Fit In Within Open Theism?

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Greg pontificates on what God knows.  http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0280.mp3

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Podcast: Does the Cruciform Hermeneutic Sabotage Open Theism?

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Greg plays Peek-a-Boo with God and considers whether those verses Open Theists use to support Open Theism might simply be times when God is accommodating for us. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0236.mp3

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Podcast: Was THIS World the Most Likely World and Wouldn’t God Have Anticipated It?

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Greg considers what God might have risked and might have expected for this world.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0224.mp3

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Podcast: What is the Difference Between Open Theism and Process Thought?

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Greg openly processes the major differences between Open Theism and Process Thought. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0218.mp3

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Podcast: Is an Open Future World a Logically Possible World?

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Greg gets technical in this abstract, yet profound, introduction to an open theist’s interpretation of the square of opposition. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0217.mp3

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Podcast: What Does God Actually DO in the World?

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Greg discusses what a God, who takes his hands off of us, who gives up control for us, who accommodates for us, actually does in the world. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0215.mp3

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Who Rules Governments? God or Satan? Part 2

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In the previous post, I raised the question of how we reconcile the fact that the Bible depicts both God and Satan as the ruler of nations, and I discussed some classical ways this has…

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Who Rules Governments? God or Satan? Part 1

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Running throughout Scripture is the motif that depicts God as the ultimate ruler of the nations. On the other hand, the NT teaches that the ruler of nations is Satan. What do we do with…

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15 Reasons Open Theism is TRUE (a reply to Andrew Wilson)

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Article by Dan Kent Recently, Andrew Wilson shared an impressive critique of open theism called: “Responding To Open Theism In Fourteen Words.” Andrew’s article didn’t persuade me, but it did challenge me (seriously!). Below I…

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Podcast: Is Open Theism Growing in the World?

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Greg discusses the place of Open Theism in contemporary Christianity. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0149.mp3

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Podcast: If Open Theism is True, Does it Make Sense to Pray For Intercession?

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Greg talks about prayer and freedom. Specifically, if free will is so important, why would God override it in answer to prayer? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0123.mp3

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Podcast: Do Open Theists Believe that God EVER Intercedes Directly in the World?

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Greg considers God’s intervention in light of human prayer, and discusses the covenant of non-coercion. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0122.mp3 [3] Swain, 40. Photo via Ted Van Peltflickr.com

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Greg’s Interview on The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

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Here is an interview I did for The Christian Transhumanist Podcast that I wanted to share with all of you. Micah Redding and I discuss everything from Relativity Theory to Politics. I think you’ll find…

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