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God as the Power of the Future

Question: 
How do you feel about understanding God as "the power of the future"?
Publication Month: 
January 2012
Author - First Name: 
John B.
Author - Last Name: 
Cobb, Jr.

The idea that the future exercises power on the present appears and reappears on the fringes of science, philosophy, and theology. It can be associated with the denial of the full reality of time, but it can also be associated with strongly temporal doctrines. Lewis Ford has engaged in a revision of Whitehead’s thought so as to take account of this idea.

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