Category Archives: John Frame

Review: Cornelius Van Til, an Analysis of his Thought

by John Frame. Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing, 1995. This is my second time to read through this book.  The question obviously arises:  should you read this book or Bahnsen’s book on Van Til?  They are two different books dealing with two … Continue reading

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Frame, Review: Doctrine of the Word of God

A fitting end to a fine series. This isn’t Frame’s best work ever (that would either be DG or DCL) but it is good and there are legitimate reasons for this volume’s limitations. Frame wanted to get his book on … Continue reading

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Review: Frame, Doctrine of the Christian Life

If you have read Frame before, then you know what you are getting:  carefully argued positions, fair treatment to opponents, and a staggering amount of biblical reflection. His tri-perspectivalism is on display here, as in earlier books.  I will address … Continue reading

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DKG Questions 3 (Language)

While wanting to avoid “anti-abstractionism” in theology, theologians shouldmake use of one of the most important theological words there is–merely. While God is a God of mercy, he is also a God of justice. He is not merely a loving … Continue reading

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DKG questions: 2 (Precision and Metaphor)

“We should not seek to impose upon church officers a form of creedal subscription intended to be maximally precise.” Again, Scripture’s vagueness disallows ultimate maximum precision and secondarily, it makes unwise to force subscription to a document that implicitly seeks … Continue reading

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Review of Frame’s Western Philosophy

This review is dedicated to Kevin Johnson. I won’t give a whole review of each thinker in this book.  I’ve done some of that here. https://patristicevangelism.wordpress.com/category/john-frame-2/ What new material can a survey of Philosophy cover? I was wrong.  Frame’s text … Continue reading

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Frame: Neo-Orthodoxy

I can only deal with Barth in this post. Others will follow. If there is one single chapter in this book that is just bad, it is this one.  I am not trying to defend NeoO (in fact, I share … Continue reading

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