Thomas Jay Oord

Thomas Jay Oord, Ph.D. is professor of theology and philosophy at Northwest Nazarene University. He is an award-winning lecturer, scholarly leader, and author or editor of more than twenty books, including The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational Account of Providence, Theologies of Creation, Nazarenes Exploring Evolution, and Defining Love: A Philosophical, Scientific, and Theological Engagement. He blogs frequently on issues of theology, science, and philosophy at