Monthly Archives: September 2017

John Frame on the interdependence of the intellect, will, and emotions

The intellect, or reason, is our capacity to think. The will is our ability to choose and act. The emotions are our feelings. Greek philosophers taught that the will and emotions should be subject to the intellect, and Reformed theologians … Continue reading

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Gordon Wenham: “Genesis 1 provides the intellectual underpinning of the scientific enterprise.”

From Gordon Wenham’s (lecturer at Trinity College, Bristol) commentary on Genesis 1:1-2:3, Genesis 1 formed the basis of the first article of the Christian creed, “I believe in God the Father, maker of heaven and earth.” In more recent times … Continue reading

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John Frame: Knowledge of God, self, and the world are all interrelated; and “Reformed theology needs to give more attention to the subjective side of theology.”

  I’ve mentioned that our knowledge of God is under his control and under his authority; that means that we have to seek knowledge in God’s way. The third lordship attribute, God’s presence, is also relevant to our knowledge of … Continue reading

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