preferential option

Preferential Option and Process

Can a process god have a preferential option for the poor?
Publication Month: 
February 2013
Author - First Name: 
John B.
Author - Last Name: 
Cobb, Jr.

This is a thoughtful question. We process theologians believe that God loves everyone and everything. God loves the sinner and the saint; the whale and the sparrow; the weak and the powerful. If having a “preferential option” meant that God loved poor people more than God loved rich people, we could not make that statement in an unqualified way.

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