Author Archives: patrickfranklin

THE ROAD TO CALVARY PASSES THROUGH FLOSSENBÜRG

My friend, Dr. Robert J. Dean, has just published a wonderful collection of sermons. He invited me to contribute a blog post interacting with one of them. You can read my post here: http://thinkingafter.com/the-road-to-calvary-passes-through-flossenburg/

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I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What?

I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What? If one becomes convinced that evolution is real – it happened – what then is one to do with the Bible? With traditional Christian beliefs and doctrines? … Continue reading

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Encouraging words from Carl Braaten about my book

“The theme of this book is that a theologically adequate doctrine of the church presupposes an equally adequate doctrine of the human person. The meaning of being human has a decisive bearing on the meaning of being church. This insight … Continue reading

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Public Lecture on Faith & Science in Steinbach (Feb. 15, 7pm)

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Now Serving as VP of CSCA

I recently accepted the role of Vice President for the executive council of the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation. I and proud and honoured to serve this great organization. Genuine, honest, mutually enriching dialogue between science and Christian faith is so important … Continue reading

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New Chapter Published on Theological Hermeneutics

– My chapter on Francis Watson and Stephen Fowl as theological interpreters of Scripture has been published and is now available. It’s included in Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Vol. 2, ed. Stanley E. Porter and Sean A. Adams. Click … Continue reading

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My “Prov Talk”: Being Human, Being Church

Here is my recent “Prov Talk” on Being Human, Being Church (click the link below):

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A Masai Creed

I came across this Masai creed today and thought I’d share it. A beautiful example of the universality of the gospel expressed through the particularity of Masai tradition and culture. Here it is: We believe in the one High God, … Continue reading

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My post on 1 Tim 2

So, apparently my post at the Junia Project website on “Why 1 Tim. 2:8-15 does not ban women from teaching and having authority in the church” received over 8500 views as of last week! Here is the link in case … Continue reading

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A Question About Intelligent Design

A Question to both ID Proponents and Proponents of EC (Evolutionary Creationism or Theistic Evolution) About the Concept of Design Here’s a question I throw out there on the concept of design: It seems to me that the inference to … Continue reading

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