Omnipotence and other Theological Mistakes

Omnipotence is the doctrine that God is “all-powerful.”  It is is considered a core tenant of orthodox theology.  But it has a problem: if God is all powerful, then why do bad things happen to good people?  We’ll look at alternatives to the doctrine of omnipotence, including atheism, polytheism, and process theology – and ways that the doctrine of power might corrupt our politics and social lives, as well as our spiritual lives.