Oord claims to have killed the idea of omnipotence. I give arguments why his reasons are not successful.
Tom Oord’s reply to my journal article (which criticized his understanding of theodicy and miracles) contains a number of helpful clarifications which help me understand his position better. Yet, I believe he misunderstands some things as well. In what follows I shall briefly address some of the topics raised in his reply that I hope […]
Problems with Oord’s theodicy and miracles. John Sanders. Professor of Religious Studies, Hendrix College. Draft version, not for citation or quotation. Published version: “Why Oord’s Essential Kenosis Model Fails to Solve the Problem of Evil While Retaining Miracles.” Wesleyan Journal of Theology (fall, 2016): 174-187 Abstract: From the notion that love is incompatible with control […]