Friday, December 6, 2013
Roger E. Olson: Is Process Theology a Viable Alternative to Christian Orthodoxy?
For decades, process theology dominated United Methodist theological education, and was prominent more broadly in mainline Protestant theological education. It involves a complicated metaphysical system based upon the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead (pictured left). Thinkers such as Marcus Borg demonstrate extensive dependence on process thought (see his book, The God I Never Knew). In this article, Roger E. Olson explains some of process theology's serious liabilities. I commend it to your reading.