16475Re: The North American Reformed Seminary (TNARS) - free seminary
- Aug 9, 2008[Edit, not Send]
... an endorsement from a leading "theologian" of the day who has proudly, arrogantly and enthusiastically laid waste to the biblical and confessional doctrine of reformed worship - and who is doing what he can to undercut the reformed doctrine of preaching and through it the doctrine of Scripture - does not say much for the Naive American Reformed Seminary's theological discernment.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "bob_suden" <bsuden@...> wrote:
> The question is not whether we ever can agree 100% with someone, but on
> what points we agree or disagree. Frame's argument and doctrine on
> pedagogical pictures of Christ is an attack on the doctrine of Scripture
> - Chapt. 1 of the Confession and one of the two principium of the
> Reformed faith, the other being the doctrine of God.
> In other words, the issue comes down to whether we will have the
> preaching of Christ or pictures of Christ, i.e. deja vu the Reformation
> conflict between Protestantism and popery.
> Of course Frame and his defenders think all the above a non sequitur -
> as if Frame's methodology itself is rigorously logical, never mind
> confessional, which is yet another mark against him regardless of what
> his "reformed" fans think. Others think it no small thing. Without
> apology I side with the latter.
> If a reformed seminary is to equip men to be able like the men of
> Issachar, to know the times and what Israel ought to do, an endorsement
> from a leading theologian of the day who has proudly, arrogantly and
> enthusiastically laid waste to the biblical and confessional doctrine of
> reformed worship does not say much for that seminary's reformed
> theological discernment.
> --- In email@example.com, "Larry Bray"
> larryicr@ wrote:
> > Although i don't agree with all that Dr. Frame espouses, i most likely
> > don't agree with all of what any one man believes. I certainly think
> > that Dr. Frame falls within the pale of orthodoxy.
> > Those who think that everyone must be on exactly the same page as
> > themselves have done great harm to the Church.
> > For instance, i believe that theonomy goes too far in making the
> > application of the moral law normative, when it's really the moral law
> > itself that is normative. I think Dr. Frame goes to far the other way
> > in believing that even the normative moral law is...for lack of a
> > better word...bendable.
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