Franke, John R.

Franke, John R.

John Franke is Professor of Theology at Biblical Seminary in Philadelphia. He did his doctorate at Oxford University and, as an evangelical engaging positively with the challenges of post-modernity, has written a number of important books on theological method - Beyond Foundationalism (with Stanley Grenz) and The Character of Theology. He serves on the Coordinating Group of Emergent Village and has also served as the co-chair of the Evangelical Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion. He is an appointed representative of Emergent Village to the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches, and chair of the Evangelical Theology and Postmodernity Study Group of the Evangelical Theological Society.

 

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Internet Resources

 

Emerging Church and Mission

Entering the Missional Conversation - Video and PDF (resources from Allelon - A Movement of Missional Leaders)

Teaching Theology from a Missional Perspective

John Franke and Tim Keele discuss "Reclaiming Paul"

Affirming Christian Plurality: The Emerging Church Conversation, Catalyst Online, Mar 2008.

Karl Barth

Barth Redivivus: Karl Barth, Postmodernity and Evangelical Theology [PDF]

 

Theological Method & Postmodernity

Reforming Theology: Toward a Postmodern Reformed Dogmatics [PDF]

Non-Foundational Approach to Theology [MP3, with response from JP Moreland]

 

Reviews of Franke's Books

The Character of Theology

Paul Helm

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