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By John M. Frame

A historical past of Western Philosophy and Theology is the fruit of John Frame’s 40- 5 years of training philosophical matters. No different survey of the heritage of Western idea deals an identical invigorating mix of expositional readability, severe perception, and biblical knowledge. The supplemental learn questions, bibliographies, hyperlinks to audio lectures, charges from influential thinkers, twenty appendices, and listed word list make this an exceptional major textbook selection for seminary- and college-level classes and for private study.

“This is crucial booklet ever written at the significant figures and events in philosophy. we now have wanted a legitimate advisor, and this is often it.”
—Vern S. Poythress, Professor of recent testomony Interpretation, Westminster Theological Seminary; Editor, Westminster Theological Journal

“I have by no means learn a heritage of Western concept fairly like John Frame’s. Professor body unabashedly attempts to imagine via resources and pursuits out of the framework (bad pun meant) of deep-seated Christian commitments and invitations his readers to do an analogous. those commitments will make this paintings useful to scholars and pastors . . . . Agree or disagree with a few of his arguments, yet John body will train you ways to imagine in theological and philosophical categories.”
—D. A. Carson, study Professor of latest testomony, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

“Few in our day champion a imaginative and prescient of God that's as big, fantastic, and biblical
as John Frame’s. for many years, he has given himself to the church, to his scholars, and to meticulous considering and the rigorous examine of the Bible. He has winsomely, patiently, and persuasively contended for the gospel within the secular philosophical enviornment in addition to within the thick of the church worship wars and wrestlings with feminism and open theism. He brings jointly a unprecedented mix of big-picture pondering, levelheaded mirrored image, biblical constancy, a love for the gospel and the church, and the power to write down with care and clarity.”
—John Piper, Founder and instructor, desiringGod.org; Chancellor, Bethlehem College
and Seminary

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