God's Grand Game: Divine Sovereignty and the Cosmic Playground

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“This provocative book takes a wide-ranging look at religion and its place in our past, present, and future — and challenges readers to rethink God’s true nature.” (BookBub editorial)

Author Steven Colborne is on a mission to awaken people to the reality that a sovereign God exists who is actively unfolding all events in creation. A first-class graduate with a postgraduate certificate in Philosophy and Religion, Colborne is the author of more than a dozen books in the philosophical theology genre.

God’s Grand Game is Colborne’s chief philosophical work and is the result of more than ten years of study and reflection by the author in relation to the divine sovereignty versus human free will predicament. In the book’s eight parts and forty-five short chapters, and with reference to leading contemporary philosophers and theologians, the following questions are addressed:

- How can we be sure God exists?

- Do we have free will?

- Is God in control of evil and sin?

- Why would God cause severe suffering?

- Is it logical to be a Christian if God is the cause of suffering?

- Is God’s plan for there to be religious pluralism, or is Christianity the only true religion?

- What will be the religious future of humankind?

- And many more questions besides.

As well as having written several bestsellers in Amazon’s philosophy categories, Steven Colborne is well known for his website Perfect Chaos which was recognised by FeedSpot as a Top 10 UK blog in both the Philosophy and Theology categories in 2018 and at the time of writing has over 6000 subscribers from more than 200 different countries.

God’s Grand Game is the most comprehensive and articulate exposition of Colborne’s philosophical perspective to date and is highly recommended reading for anyone interested in philosophy, religion, or spirituality.


"Steven has a fascinating and knowledgable perspective on all things related to spirituality... this work will surely get you thinking about how one can understand and come to know the divine" (David Robertson, author and blogger)  

"It is stimulating to engage the author's arguments and their implications as he is very well read and articulate" (David Lorimer, editor of Paradigm Explorer magazine)  

"God's Grand Game presents an insightful, counter-cultural worldview, inviting us to not only reconsider our relationship with the divine, but also with each other... The message of God's Grand Game is one we need to hear" (Logan Noland, Pilgrimage to Somewhere)

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About the author

Steven Colborne is the author of many books in the philosophical theology genre. His work offers deep insights into all of the big problems of philosophy and theology, with a focus on the divine sovereignty versus human free will predicament, especially as it relates to the Christian worldview. Steven's books have been read more than 15,000 times and have sparked a fair amount of controversy owing to the unusual nature of some of his thought.

Steven is a first-class BA (Hons) graduate of the University of Westminster and holds a PG Cert in Philosophy and Religion from Heythrop College, University of London. He was born in Cambridge, grew up in Abingdon in Oxfordshire, and currently lives in London, England. The son of an English father and a Dutch mother, Steven has had a remarkable spiritual journey which has involved immersive explorations of both Eastern and Western spirituality, as well as several spells in psychiatric hospital following episodes of psychosis.

Among other books, Steven’s catalogue of releases includes a groundbreaking work of interfaith theology (Christianity, Islam, and the One True God), a compilation of academic essays (A Collection of Essays by Steven Colborne), and a systematic presentation of his philosophical perspective (God’s Grand Game: Divine Sovereignty and the Cosmic Playground). As well as being a prolific author, Steven also runs the popular philosophy blog Perfect Chaos, where he has written over 400 articles for an audience of over 7000 subscribers from more than 200 different countries.

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