Modern Believing

God’s Relation to the World: Discovering Panentheism

Modern Believing (2022), 63, (2), 110–118.


The April 2022 issue of Modern Believing comprises seven essays on God’s relation to the cosmos, each taking a contemporary theological or philosophical movement - process theism, new materialism, open and relational theology, ‘weak’ theology, the integralism behind radical orthodoxy, theology of divine companionship and progressive Christianity - and examining its connections with panentheism. This editorial provides a concise orientation to recent work on panentheism, introduces the essays that follow, and briefly analyses and assesses them.

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Brierley, Michael W.