Many contemporary theologians claim that the classical picture of God painted by Augustine and Aquinas is both outmoded and unbiblical. But rather than abandoning the traditional view completely, John Feinberg seeks a reconstructed model—one that reflects the ongoing advances in human understanding of God's revelation while recognizing the unchanging nature of God and His Word. Feinberg begins by exploring the contemporary concepts of God, particularly the openness and process views, and then studies God's being, nature, and acts—all to articulate a mediating understanding of God not just as the King, but the King who cares!
“Aseity, then, is best understood as God’s self-existence (in the sense explained) and independence in will, purposes, and desires.” (Page 242)
“When it comes to how God relates to and rules over our world, in my judgment process and open view conceptions are least persuasive. The God I present is absolutely sovereign, but he is no tyrant, nor is he the remote and unrelated God of classical theism. He is instead the king who cares!” (Page 32)
“Turning now to divine immanence: immanence means that God is present to and in the natural order, human nature, and history.” (Page 59)
“Finally, God is portrayed as savior, deliverer, redeemer of his people.” (Page 58)
“God is also characterized metaphorically as mother.” (Page 56)