Most Moved Mover: A Theology of God's Openness   -     By: Clark H. Pinnock
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Most Moved Mover: A Theology of God's Openness

Baker / 2001 / Paperback

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Openness theology roots its popular appeal in the biblical picture of a God who is passionately loving and bent on rescuing the lost creatures he loves. Open theists believe that God responds to his creation and actually changes his plans as a result of how humans respond to him. In Most Moved Mover, Clark Pinnock argues that we need to have a view of God centered on God's open, relational, and responsive love for his creation. That picture of God has important implications for prayer, for prophecy, foreschatology, and for believers interested in thinking about God in new ways.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Baker
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 3/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0801022908
ISBN-13: 9780801022906
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In 1994, Clark Pinnock along with four other scholars published The Openness of God, which set out a new evangelical vision of God centered on his open, relational, and responsive love for creation.

Since then, dozens of books and articles have been written to discuss the open view of God. It has become a major subject of debate within the Evangelical Theological Society, and Christianity Today has called for ongoing study of the subject by both classical theists and openness theologians. Now Pinnock, in an effort to continue ongoing conversation, returns with Most Moved Mover to defend the open view of God against criticism.

Most Moved Mover, the most passionate and articulate defense of openness theology to date, begins with an analysis of the heated debate sparked by the publication of The Openness of God. Pinnock then clears up misconceptions about openness theology, points out areas of agreement between classical and openness theologians, and lays the groundwork for future discussions.

From an insider's perspective, Pinnock takes readers deep into the openness debate that is shaking the evangelical movement, detailing reactions and replies from thinkers as diverse as Millard Erickson, Greg Boyd, and John Polkinghorne.

Most Moved Mover
is sure to inform all evangelicals, regardless of their viewpoint, of the latest developments concerning the open view of God movement. It will be required reading in the academy and for church leaders who want to keep current with the ongoing evangelical debate about God's nature and attributes.

Author Bio

Clark H. Pinnock (1937-2010) was professor of theology at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester and authored, edited, or coauthored more than twenty books, including More Than One Way and The Openness of God.

Publisher's Weekly

One of the hottest topics among Christian intellectuals in the last few years has been "open theology" essentially, the theory that God has not irrevocably fixed the future. Evangelical theologian Clark Pinnock got the conversation started in 1994 with The Openness of God, which proposed that God responds to humanity's actions in an open, relational way. Pinnock fires another shot in the debate with Most Moved Mover: A Theology of God's Openness, which fleshes out the open view of God, traces it back to the Bible and the early church, and just as importantly responds to critics. Open theology, Pinnock explains, "asks us to imagine a response-able and self-sacrificing God of changeable faithfulness and vulnerable power." This is a well-reasoned and passionate defense. Your move, traditionalists. (Aug.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

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  1. Jon Gowin
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    March 23, 2008
    Jon Gowin
    I respect Pinnock very much for being able to change his view if convinced by scripture and reason. Unlike so many that historically have felt that they have arrived and fully know the truth, and growth is no longer needed. Sometimes he pushes the envelope to the edge, and like any teacher he is not perfect, but this book has helped me to view the love of God like never before possible. It is certainly fresh, and I hope true.
  2. Rob McMichael
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    May 27, 2007
    Rob McMichael
    Pinnock utilizes an underused literary machination not so common in most sound theological writing: heterodoxy. His 'open view' of God carries the stench of heresy along with other open theists of our day. His inability to confront soundly & genuinely biblical anthropomorphism is a statement to his own contradictions in his book. It is difficult to systematize the fruit of one's exegesis when one (Pinnock) is devoid of any exegetical effort.
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