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John Frame's Selected Shorter Writings Volume 1
Frame, John M.

John Frame's Selected Shorter Writings Volume 1

ISBN: 9781596387317
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Book Description:

Short, pointed essays summarize some of John Frame's central (and a few peripheral) ideas on theological method, apologetics, and ethics, beginning with Frame's shortest and clearest presentation of his signature concept of triperspectivalism-the need to read Scripture from various perspectives, especially threefold perspectives that reflect the nature of the Trinity.

Table of Contents:
Part 1: Theology and Theological Method 1. A Primer on Perspectivalism 2. What the Bible Is About: One Thing and Three Things 3. The Gospel and the Scriptures 4. The Main Thing 5. What the Bible Does Not Say: Contrast in Preaching, with Thoughts about Communication, Marketing, and Prosperity Theology 6. Contrast, Exegesis, and Preaching, with Reflections on Marketing, Prosperity, Human Responsibility, and Historical Disjunctions 7. Contexts 8. The Picture Theory of Theology 9. Narrative and the Picture Theory of Theology 10. Focus
Part 2: Theological Topics 11. Introduction to the Reformed Faith 12. Reformed and Evangelicals Together 13. Is Justification by Faith Alone the Article on Which the Church Stands or Falls? 14. The Regulative Principle: Levels of Specificity 15. Dualities within Divine Covenants 16. N.T. Wright and the Authority of Scripture 17. Propositional Revelation 18. Meditation on Romans 11:33-36
Part 3: Apologetics 19. Intellectual Repentance 20. Intellectual Discipleship 21. Review of Greg Bahnsen, Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended
Part 4: Ethics and Worship 22. Simple Obedience 23. Sonship 24. Cultural Transformation and the Local Church 25. Family, Church, and State: A Triperspectival Approach 26. Might and Right 27. Why I Vote Conservative 28. The Bible and Joe the Plumber 29. Is America a Christian Country? 30. Is Plagiarism a Sin? 31. Prosperity 32. Response to Doug Moo's Review of Doctrine of the Christian Life 33. Response to Russell Moore's Review of Doctrine of the Christian Life
Part 5: Personal 34. A Testimony 35. Bible-Thumper 36. Remarks at Justin's Wedding 37. 1 Corinthians 1:9: Remarks at Beverly Heights 38. Twenty-five Random Things That Nobody Knows about Me 


John M. Frame (AB, Princeton University; BD, Westminster Theological Seminary; MA and MPhil, Yale University; DD, Belhaven College) holds the J. D. Trimble Chair of Systematic Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando and is the author of many books, including the four-volume Theology of Lordship series.


"Before the book was published, most of these rare theological, philosophical, and practical gems had been hidden away in Frame's electronic files or posted on websites and blogs not widely known to the public. Do yourself a favor and mine the rich truths in these winsome and provocative essays (written in Frame's inimitable style of robust charity) on a wide array of important topics."
--Steven L. Childers, President and CEO, Global Church Advancement

"A veritable cornucopia of Frame's theology…Frame is not afraid to slay sacred cows…if he believes they don't pass biblical muster. Whether you have never read Frame before or have read all that he's written to date, this book will inform, intrigue, encourage, edify, rouse, and convict you."
--P. Andrew Sandlin, President, Center for Cultural Leadership

Additional Information:

Cover: Softcover
Number of Pages: 307
Author: Frame, John M.
Publisher: P&R Publishing
Publication Date: 2014