God’s power revisited…..

Interesting book that I want to read…..http://goo.gl/tKqgpN

A recent book by Thomas Jay Oord that presents God’s love as non-controlling has me thinking about how we might imagine this idea at its fullest extension. Tom’s rigorous way of following this line of thinking to a surprising conclusion left me wondering if we need to exercise our imaginations considerably more than usual to consider how much divine love can actually accomplish.

Currently reading: a list of four books I’m currently reading…..

We Make the Road by Walking: A Year-Long Quest for Spiritual Formation, Reorientation, and Activation http://goo.gl/6bDPAB

McLaren provides a Genesis-to-Revelation overview of the Bible that will guide readers through a year of traditional practices for multiple settings: home churches, individual studies, congregations, classes, retreats, or simply a rich reading experience.

Embracing A Beautiful God: Tenth Anniversary Edition http://goo.gl/C7xrte

Within these fifty-two short, imaginative, and often humorous essays lies a lively “spirituality of Beauty” from the tradition of process theology. A book to be read aloud or savored as a daily meditation, it will appeal to readers from a variety of spiritual traditions. This Tenth Anniversary Edition includes a new preface by the author.

The Seven Deadly Sins: A Visitor’s Guide http://goo.gl/UIBavG

Sloth, envy, gluttony, greed, anger, lust, and pride: when and how were they first identified? Who grouped them together? Can we truly resist their pull? Renowned theologian Lawrence Cunningham explores these questions and others in his newest book.

Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed http://goo.gl/8MZdi2

As part of Contiuums Guide for the Perplexed series, this text provides an accessible introduction to process theology, aimed at nurturing the theological imagination of undergraduates, pastors and interested laypersons.

Jesus, Jazz, and Buddhism….

Jesus, Jazz, and Buddhism….

JJB is a global community of scholars and friends who are interested in food, music, art, religion, philosophy, education, science, and sustainable community.  Jesus represents kindness; jazz represents creativity; Buddhism represents interconnectedness…. http://goo.gl/gwccO  

Three Books I Read Recently…..

Some books…..

Finished reading today:Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides For The Perplexed):Bruce G. Epperly. I really enjoyed reading this introduction to Process Theology; a non-dogmatic optimistic Christian theology that makes sense. Anathema to Calvinism but plays well with science and other religions. Excellent book….

Just downloaded this one for my Kindle:Holy Adventure: 41 Days of Audacious Living eBook: Bruce G. Epperly. I anticipate this will be a good one also….

Found whilst loitering in Barnes & Noble earlier today:The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by Dalai Lama, Crown Publishing Group. This one is a likely future purchase….

Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed

Goodreads | Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed by Bruce G. Epperly – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists | I started reading this today. Process Theology seems to me to present a much better way of thinking about God than Calvinism or Classical Theism…..

sunday morning meanderings in cyberspace…

How can we effectively teach our children about social justice? :: Rebecca Blood – links to an article pointing out the importance of making social justice part of everyday living rather than a discrete special project…

American Jewish University ( AJULA ) – I like how this Rabbi thinks ! Similar to Gregory Boyd in my mind…

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