Love in a Time of Social Media with Thomas Oord (Part 1)

In this episode Ilia Delio and Gabi Sloan interview theologian, philosopher, and award-winning author of Pluriform Love, Thomas Oord.

  • What is love in a culture where love is “all over the place”?
  • Love as: friendship, self-sacrifice, romantic, care for nature, emotions, etc
  • What is the relationship between love and social media?

About Thomas Jay Oord

“We make progress in theology and in life if we make love primary: God’s love and ours.”

 Thomas Jay Oord, Ph.D., directs the doctoral program in Open and Relational Theology at Northwind Theological Seminary. He also directs the Center for Open and Relational Theology ( Oord has written or edited more than 30 books and blogs regularly at

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