A great theologian, a brilliant man. He will be missed. His book “The Transforming Power of Grace” is the best book out there about grace written from a broadly Wesleyan perspective.
Here’s a lecture he gave a few years ago at Seattle Pacific University about classical Christianity.
Here’s a fun account of someone (a Calvinist!) who went to Oden’s house uninvited in order to meet him.
Christianity Today: Died: Thomas Oden, Methodist Theologian Who Found Classical Christianity