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Questions to an open theist

The God of classical orthodoxy - that is to say, the God of Augustine, Aquinas, the Reformers, the Puritans and so on - is a dynamic, relational, infinitely alive God.

David Field

However, in recent years a group of ex-evangelical writers who call themselves 'Open Theists' and 'radicalised Arminians' have claimed that the traditional Christian understanding of God makes him static, remote, detached and unfeeling. The debate between orthodox Christians and open theists proceeds apace and is producing a vast literature. The questions that follow are intended to highlight in summary form some of the leading inconsistencies and dangers of open theism.