A series of proposals about how specifically God might interact with his creation, both in its regularities and in miraculous events. 

  • Introducing the Divine Action Series

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Introducing the Divine Action Series | Jim Stump

    How exactly is God involved in natural processes? A new BioLogos series investigates the question. Read More >

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  • Where is the Problem in the Problem of Divine Action?

    | Alvin Plantinga
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    Where is the Problem in the Problem of Divine Action? | Alvin Plantinga

    Philosopher Alvin Plantinga questions whether there really is a problem in thinking about how God might interact with the natural world. Read More >

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  • Why Can’t God Intervene?

    | Alvin Plantinga
    Blog Post
    Why Can’t God Intervene? | Alvin Plantinga

    The advance of science doesn't threaten the idea of a personal and active God.  Read More >

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  • Miracles and Science: A Third Way (Part 1)

    | Robert John Russell
    Blog Post
    Miracles and Science: A Third Way (Part 1) | Robert John Russell

    Robert John Russell offers a view of divine action, Non-Interventionist Objective Divine Action, which allows us to ascribe actions to God in the natural world but do not violate the ... Read More >

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  • Miracles and Science: A Third Way (Part 2)

    | Robert John Russell
    Blog Post
    Miracles and Science: A Third Way (Part 2) | Robert John Russell

    The strange world of quantum mechanics may give us new ways of understanding how God works in creation.   Read More >

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  • Divine Action: Naturalism and Incarnation

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    Divine Action: Naturalism and Incarnation

    Miracles are not a divine interference, but reflections of the true nature of the world that is usually hidden from us. Read More >

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  • Divine Action, Theodicy, and the Holy Spirit

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    Divine Action, Theodicy, and the Holy Spirit

    The third person of the Trinity is often overlooked in discussions about creation and miracles, but Amos Yong’s Pentecostalism does not allow him to do this. Read More >

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  • Divine Action as Uncontrolling Love

    | Thomas Jay Oord
    Blog Post
    Divine Action as Uncontrolling Love | Thomas Jay Oord

    Does God’s loving nature teach us anything about how God interacts with creation? Read More >

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  • Why We Can’t “Solve” The Problem of Divine Action

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Why We Can’t “Solve” The Problem of Divine Action | Jim Stump

    The difficulty when discussing how God interacts with the world, is that there is a natural pull toward two different ideas that most Christians find problematic. Read More >

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