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Special Guest Lecturer, Dr. Thomas Jay Oord to Speak on God's Will

Posted: February 28, 2016

On Monday, March 7th, 2016 HIU will welcome Dr. Thomas Jay Oord to campus as the second and final speaker of our Voices of Christian Thought series. Dr. Oord’s special lecture is entitled “Does God Decide Who Wins the Lottery and Who Dies in Traffic Accidents?”

Dr. Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books and professor in the American northwest. Dr. Oord is known for his contributions to research on love, open and relational theology, science and religion, and theologies exploring the implications of freedom in society.


As an institution of higher education, Hope International University encourages a culture of intellectual inquiry and open discussion on topics that may be considered controversial.  Please be reminded that the views and opinions stated by guest speakers do not necessarily reflect the position of the University.