Tag Archives: Theologies of Creation

Creatio ex Nihilo: The Oordian Demiurge

Thomas Jay Oord: creatio ex creatione a natura amoris   “Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice after falling down the rabbit hole. Like most of his fellow contributors to Theologies of Creation, Thomas Jay Oord believes that “we need an alternative … Continue reading

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Creatio ex Nihilo: Alternative Proposals (2)

Stephen H. Webb: creatio a materia ex Christi Stephen Webb rejects the creatio ex nihilo for the good reason that it prevents him from saying the one thing that Christians have always denied: God is material. Webb does not really … Continue reading

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Creatio ex Nihilo: Alternative Proposals (1)

The new book Theologies of Creation, edited by Thomas Jay Oord, presents ten essays by different theologians addressing the doctrine of creation, with critical attention to the creatio ex nihilo. The majority of the theologians find the traditional doctrine problematic, … Continue reading

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