Surprising God Podcast

Does Plausibility and Beauty Matter in Our Doctrine of God?

June 26, 2024

Does plausibility and beauty matter in our doctrine of God? Mark Talbot says “no.” To him, all that matters is what we find in the Bible. But is this enough?…

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Greg Boyd: Evolving as an Open Theist

May 5, 2024

This conversation covered a great deal of topics, and the Surprising God Think Tank did not disappoint! From his time as a Calvinist, to his controversy around open theism, to…

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If Love Requires Free Choice, How Could a Baby Get Into Heaven?

April 2, 2024

If love is not love unless it is freely chosen—which is pretty central for many open theists—then how can babies go to heaven? Dan takes the case. Episode 22 __…

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Alan Rhoda on Open Theism

March 10, 2024

One model to understand all the perspectives about God’s foreknowledge? Alan Rhoda sits down with the Surprising God think tank to discuss his new book on Open Theism (you can…

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Is Power Fundamentally Social?

March 7, 2024

Dan looks at another argument in Thomas Jay Oord’s new book: The Death of Omnipotence and Birth of Amipotence. Oord takes the premises: • Power is fundamentally social (it must…

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Can BOTH God AND God’s People Exert Power in Creation? Digging in to Thomas Oord’s New Book

February 24, 2024

Dan looks at an argument in Thomas Jay Oord’s new book: The Death of Omnipotence and Birth of Amipotence. If it’s true that “To exist is to exert power,” what…

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Does Open Theism “Bring God Down to the Human Level”?

February 21, 2024

We’re just getting started. I hope you join in for the ride. YOU can join at SurprisingGod.com! Episode 18 __ __ __ https://traffic.libsyn.com/21cff55e-730d-4e9b-bee4-af59d8175778/SurprisingGod_018_BringingGodDOwn.mp3 __ __ YouTube Channel: Surprising God Dan’s books:…

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The Improvisational God. What Improv Might Teach Us About God’s Creation. The Samuel Tanner Interview.

February 11, 2024

The Surprising God Think Tank welcomes Samuel Tanner to discuss how improv might inform us about how God might perform sovereignly over his living creation. You can connect with Samuel…

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Anthropomorphism Problems: Do We Learn Anything About God From Jesus?

November 30, 2023

Dan wrestles with Ardel Caneday and Michael Horton about what can be known about God.  We’re just getting started. I hope you join in for the ride. YOU can join…

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Deep Questions with Joshua L Rasmussen

October 28, 2023

The Surprising God Think Tank welcomes Joshua L. Rasmussen in where we talk about everything from God’s being, human consciousness, divine revelation, sin, and SO MUCH MORE! You can learn…

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