"We tend to forget how often in Scripture God performs His mighty acts so that men will 'know' that He is Lord," writes John M. Frame in this incisive volume. "We tend to forget how often Scripture emphasizes that although in one sense all people know God, in another sense such knowledge is the exclusive privilege of God's redeemed people and indeed the ultimate goal of the believer's life." Frame explores our relationship with God as a knowing relationship. Reflecting his conviction that theology is the application of Scripture to life in all situations, Frame combines trenchant analysis of theological, apologetic and epistemological issues with refreshingly practical insights for living in the knowledge of God.
In Part One, "The Objects of Knowledge" Frame focuses on what we know, particularly God, his law, the world, man as God's image, and the objects of knowledge in theology, philosophy, science and apologetics. Part Two "The Justification of Knowledge" ask "What right do we have to believe what we do? Frame addresses issues related to sensation and intuition, nature and Scripture, facts and criteria, and verification, presuppositions, circularity, certainty and proof. In Part Three "The Methods of Knowledge" Frame examines how we obtain knowledge. He discusses how we handle Scripture: how we may use the "tools" of language, logic, history, science, and philosophy to discover facts; and how a person's capacities, skills and attitudes affect his knowing.
- Doctrine of the Knowledge Of God
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