Richard Rice Biography
Richard Rice is an author, Protestant and Seventh-day Adventist Theologian. He is a professor at Loma Linda University in California, he teaches theology and philosophy of religion.
Richard Rice Age
Richard Rice was born in the year 1944.
Richard was born to his parents in Springfield, Massachusetts in the United States of America.
Richard holds an American nationality.
Richard attended Andrews University in 1969 where he graduated with an MDiv degree and an MA and Ph.D. in Christian theology from the University of Chicago in 1972 and 1974, respectively. He taught at La Sierra University, in Riverside, California until 1998, moving then to Loma Linda University, where he is (as of 2007) a Professor of Religion in the areas of Theology and Philosophy of Religion. He has served as a church pastor.
Richard Rice has maintained a very low profile about his family and personal life.
Rice Career | Richard Rice Open Theism
In 1980, Rice book wrote a book The Openness of God: The Relationship of Divine Foreknowledge and Human Free Will. which introduced the term “open theism”. It was published by Seventh-day Adventist publisher Review and Herald but it became very controversial thus it was not reprinted. The book was later published because of the evangelical Clark Pinnock who gave positive comments about the book. The book was republished by Pinnock’s publisher Bethany House under the title God’s Foreknowledge and Man’s Free Will. In 1994, theologians started contributing to the book together with Rice. He teaches about “Open Theism” at Loma Linda University as of 2007.
- When Bad Things Happen to God’s people.
- Reason and the Contours of Faith.
- The Openness of God: A Biblical Challenge to the Traditional Understanding of God.
- The Reign of God: An Introduction to Christian Theology from a Seventh-day Adventist Perspective (2nd ed.)
- Suffering and the Search for Meaning.
Richard Rice Net Worth
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