John Frame Bibliography

John Frame Bibliography

[WTJ = Westminster Theological Journal]


Review: W. Cantwell Smith, Questions of Religious Truth in WTJ 30:2 (May, 1968), 241-242.


Review: Gordon Kaufman, Systematic Theology: a Historicist Perspective in WTJ 32:1 (Nov., 1969), 119-124.


Abortion and the Christian,” The Presbyterian Guardian 39 (Nov., 1970), 78-80.

Review: Dallas M. High, ed., New Essays on Religious Language, WTJ 33:1 (Nov., 1970), 126-131.


“General Assembly—The Morning After,” The Presbyterian Guardian 40 (June-July, 1971), 86-87.

Report of the Committee to Study the Matter of Abortion in Minutes of the General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1971 . Also published in pamphlet form. I was principal author, with much help from other committee members.


“Abortion and Some Christian Assumptions,” Cambridge Fish 3 (1972), 6. Also in Banner of Truth 100 (Jan., 1972), 29-31.

The Amsterdam Philosophy: a Preliminary Critique (Phillipsburg, NJ: Harmony Press, 1972).

“Constitutional Revision in the NUCS: Counting the Cost,” Christian Educators Journal 11:4 (May, 1972), 22-23. Also published as “Will the NUCS Remain Christian?” in Presbyterian Guardian (?).

The Law, Theology and Abortion,” in The Christian Lawyer 4 (Winter, 1972), 24-27.

No Scripture, No Christ,” Synapse II 1:1 (Jan., 1972), 1.

“The Quiet Crisis in the Christian Schools ,” Presbyterian Guardian 41 (April, 1972), 56-57.

Review: Peter Achinstein and Stephen F. Barker, ed., The Legacy of Logical Positivism, WTJ 34:2 (May, 1972), 199-201.

Review: Brian Armstrong, Calvinism and the Amyraut Heresy, WTJ 34:2 (May, 1972), 186-192.

Review: Rex Gardner, Abortion: The Personal Dilemma, Cambridge Fish 3 (1972), 3, 6; also in Banner of Truth 109 (Oct., 1972), 31-32.

School Subscription to Church Creeds,” Christian Home and School 51 (Nov., 1972), 9-10.


Reformed Ethics,” in Carl F. H. Henry, ed., Baker’s Dictionary of Christian Ethics ( Grand Rapids : Baker), 571-72.

Review: Rex Gardner, Abortion: The Personal DilemmaWTJ 35:2 (Winter, 1973), 234-237.

Review: Paul Van Buren, The Edges of Language, WTJ 36:1 (Fall, 1973), 106-111.

Review: John Wenham, Christ and the Bible, in Banner of Truth 118-119 (July-August, 1973), 39-41.

Schleiermacher and Protestant Ethics,” in Carl F. H. Henry, ed., Baker’s Dictionary of Christian Ethics ( Grand Rapids : Baker), 603-604.

The Word of God in the Cosmonomic Philosophy,” Parts 1 and 2, Presbyterian Guardian 41 (Oct, 1972), 123-125; (Nov., 1972), 140-142.

What Is God’s Word?” in Robert Morey, ed., The Dooyeweerdian Concept of the Word of God ( Phillipsburg , NJ : P&R). 32-37, and in Presbyterian Guardian 42 (Nov., 1973), 142-43.

The Word of God and the AACS: A Reply to Prof. Zylstra,” Presbyterian Guardian 42 (April, 1973), 60-61.


“Church Creeds and Christian Schools ,” Calvinist Contact 1446 (Mar. 4, 1974), 1, 5.

God and Biblical Language: Transcendence and Immanence,” in John W. Montgomery, ed., God’s Inerrant Word (Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1974), 159-177.

Review: Rex Gardner, Abortion: The Personal Dilemma in Christian Literature World 1 (Aug., 1974), 1-2.

Scripture Speaks For Itself,” in John W. Montgomery, ed., God’s Inerrant Word (Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1974), 178-200.

“The Ugliness of Evangelism,” Synapse III (Fall, 1974), 1, 5, 7, 11.


“How to Study For My Courses,” reproduced by WTS. Revised many times after.

“The Need to Postpone Obedience,” Mandate 108 (July 21, 1975), 3-4.

“Toronto , Reformed Orthodoxy, and the Word of God: Where Do We Go From Here?” Vanguard (Jan.-Feb., 1975), 3-4.

“Unity of Faith Inseparable From Unity of Conviction,” The Wanderer (July 31, 1975), 5.


Abortion and the Lonely Modern Woman,” The New Community 2 (Jan., 1976), 1-5.

The Problem of Theological Paradox,” in Gary North, ed., Foundations of Christian Scholarship ( Vallecito , CA : Ross House), 295-330.

Review: R. J. Rushdoony, The Institutes of Biblical Law, in WTJ 38:2 (Winter, 1976), 195-217.

Van Til, The Theologian ( Phillipsburg : Pilgrim Publications). Same as “The Problem of Theological Paradox.”


Capital Punishment,” The New Community 3 (Sept., 1977).

Christianity and the Great Debates (Lecture Outline).

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God (Lecture Outline).

Review: Greg Bahnsen, Theonomy in Christian Ethics, in The Presbyterian Journal 36 (Aug. 31, 1977), 18.

Review: John Beardslee, Reformed Dogmatics, in The Presbyterian Journal 36 (Oct. 5, 1977), 19-20.

Review: D. Kelsey, The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology, WTJ 39:2 (Spring, 1977), 328-353.


“Abortion From a Biblical Perspective,” in Richard L. Ganz, ed., Thou Shalt Not Kill ( New Rochelle : Arlington House), 43-75. Edited version of the OPC Report on Abortion.

Doctrine of the Word of God (Lecture Outline).

Proposal For a New Seminary,” Journal of Pastoral Practice 2:1 (Winter, 1978), 10-17.

Study Guides, Answer Books, other course materials.


Doctrine of the Christian Life (Lecture Outline). With study guide.

“Foreword,” to Richard Pratt, Every Thought Captive ( Phillipsburg : P&R), vii-viii.

“No Scripture, No Christ,” in Presbyterian Guardian 48 (Jan., 1979), 10-11.

Review: Paul Holmer, The Grammar of Faith, WTJ 42:1 (Fall, 1979), 219-231.

Review: William White, Van Til: Defender of the Faith, WTJ 42:1 (Fall, 1979), 198-203.


Review: Robert Morey, A Christian Handbook for Defending the Faith, in The Presbyterian Journal 38 (Feb. 20, 1980).

Review: William White, Van Til: Defender of the Faith, in The Presbyterian Journal 38 (Feb. 13, 1980), 21-22.


Contemporary Apologetics: study guide and lecture outline.


Are the Reformed Creeds Worth Keeping in Schools?The Outlook 32 (Jan. 1982), 7-9, and (Feb., 1982), 6-9.

Epistemological Perspectives and Evangelical Apologetics,” delivered to ETS, Far West, Biola University , April 23, 1982.

The Public Worship of God (Lecture Outlines).


Guidelines for Church Union,” Presbyterian Journal 42 (Aug. 24, 1983), 8-10.

Integrating Theology With Life (Lecture Outline).

Rationality and Scripture,” in H. Hart, J. Vander Hoeven, and N. Wolterstorff, Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition ( Lanham , MD : University Press of America ), 293-317.

Review: Winfried Corduan, Handmaid to Theology, WTJ 45:2 (Fall, 1983), 441-448.

Review: Norman Geisler, ed., Biblical Errancy, WTJ 45:2 (Fall, 1983), 433-441.

Studies in Modern Theology (Lecture Outline).


“Case Study: Proposals for a New North American Mode,” in Harvie M. Conn and Sam Rowen, ed., Missions and Theological Education in World Perspective ( Farmington , MI : Associates of Urbansu), 369-386.

“Epistemological Perspectives and Evangelical Apologetics,” (1982 lecture) published in Bulletin of the Evangelical Philosophical Society 7:1984 (1-7).

“Introduction” to James B. Jordan, The Law of the Covenant ( Tyler , TX : ICE), xvii-xx.

“Pastor’s Page,” Life at New Life (Sept. –Oct., 1984). Back to School; Rebellion of the Heart

Review: Beverly Harrison, Our Right to Choose in Eternity 35 (Oct., 1984), 43-44.

Review: P. Richardson, Paul’s Ethic of Freedom in Transformation 1:4 (Oct.-Dec. 1984), 28.

Review: H. Schlossberg, Idols For Destruction in Presbyterian Journal 43 (June 6, 1984), 10.

Review: H. Schlossberg, Idols For Destruction, WTJ 46:2 (Fall, 1984), 438-444.

Science and General Culture (Lecture Outline).

Scientia Media,” in W. Elwell, ed., Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids : Baker Book House), 987-988.

Second Chance,” in W. Elwell, ed., Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids : Baker), 991-992.

Virgin Birth of Jesus,” in W. Elwell, ed., Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids : Baker), 1143-1145.

Westminster Catechisms,” in W. Elwell, ed., Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids : Baker), 1168.

Westminster Confession of Faith,” in W. Elwell, ed., Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids : Baker), 1168-69.

Thoughts on Theonomy (Lecture Outline).


A Class in Praise,” Life at New Life (May-June, 1985), 1.

Covering Ourselves,” The Journal of Pastoral Practice 7:4 (1985), 2-6.

“Doctrine of the Word of God,” The Geneva Review 19 (June, 1985), 8.

“Let’s Keep the Picture Fuzzy,” addition to Thoughts on Theonomy .

“Rebellion of the Heart,” Life at New Life (Jan.- Feb., 1985), 1.

Review: Colin Brown, Miracles and the Critical Mind , WTJ 47:1 (Spring, 1985), 140-46.

Review: George Lindbeck, The Nature of Doctrine in The Presbyterian Journal 43 (Feb. 27, 1985), 11-12.

Review: Magnus Verbrugge, Alive: An Enquiry into the Origin and Meaning of Life, WTJ 47:2 (Fall, 1985), 373-379.

“Spousal Abuse and Divorce: A More Traditional View,” report to Presbytery of Southern California, Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Van Til, His Simplicity and Profundity,” reprinted in Update (March, 1986), 1-2.


“Music in Worship,” New Horizon 7:4 (April, 1986), 1-2.

“Only One Legitimate Issue Before Us,” New Horizon 7:4 (April, 1986), 13.

Review: John H. Gerstner, R. C. Sproul, and Art Lindsley, Classical Apologetics , in WTJ 47:2 (Fall, 1986), 279-299.

“Should We Reordain PCUSA Ministers?” privately published and distributed to Presbytery of Southern California, Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

The Spirit and the Scriptures,” in Donald Carson and John Woodbridge, ed., Hermeneutics, Authority and Canon ( Grand Rapids : Zondervan), 217-235.


The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God ( Phillipsburg : P&R). With Study Guide.

Old Testament Survey (Lecture Outlines for adult Sunday School course).

Review: Stephen Lawhead, Turn Back the Night (Lecture Outline).

“We Used to Sing Only Psalms; What Happened?” Reformed Worship (Spring, 1987), 32-34.


Death of God Theology,” in Sinclair B. Ferguson and David F. Wright, New Dictionary of Theology ( Downers Grove , IL : Inter-Varsity Press), 188-189.

“The Ethics of Realignment,” privately published and distributed.

Letter, in Journey 3:2 (March-April, 1988), 9-11.

Letter, in Journey 3:4 (July-October, 1988), 45-46.

Medical Ethics: Principles, Persons, and Problems ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

Review: Robert Lightner, Evangelical Theology: a Survey and Review, WTJ 50:1 (Spring, 1988), 222-226.

Review: Schubert Ogden, On Theology, WTJ 50:1 (Spring, 1988), 157-65.

The Shorter Catechism , (Lecture Outlines for adult Sunday School course).


“Abortion, and Some Christian Assumptions,” revised; distributed by WTS in California .

Is Realignment a Biblical Option?New Horizons 10:6 (June-July, 1989), 18.

Letter, concerning William Dennison, Journey 6:1 (Jan.-Feb., 1989), 22-23.

Letter, concerning William White, Journey , 6:1 (Jan.-Feb., 1989), 14-15, 23.

“The OPC: a Theological Analysis,” privately published and distributed.

Response to “What Was It Like?New Horizons 10:5 (May, 1989), 2-3.

Review: Benjamin Farley, The Providence of God, WTJ 51:2 (Fall, 1989), 397-400.

Toward a Theology of the State,” WTJ 51:2 (Fall, 1989), 199-226.


Apologetics at Westminster,” Update 8:2, 2.

Calvin Center Research Book Mirrors Secular Thinking,” review of H. Bouma, D. Diekema, E. Langerak, T. Rottman, A. Verhey, Christian Faith, Health, and Medical Practice , in Christian Renewal (June 18, 1990), 16-17.

Christianity and Contemporary Epistemology,” WTJ 52 (1990), 131-41.

“The One, the Many, and Theonomy,” in Will Barker and W. Robert Godfrey, ed., Theonomy: a Reformed Critique (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990), 89-99.

Perspectives on the Word of God ( Phillipsburg : P&R).


Evangelical Reunion: Denominations and the Body of Christ ( Grand Rapids : Baker).

“Foreword” to Mil Am Yi, Women and the Church: a Biblical Perspective (Columbus, GA: Brentwood Christian Press, 1991), 7-8.

Interview on apologetics, reported in Pensacola News-Journal (Fri., 8/23/91), 1D, 5D.

Letter on Anti-Semitism and Religious Relativism, Biblical Archeology Review xvii/4 (July-Aug., 1991), 18-19.

“Men and Women in the Image of God,” in John Piper and Wayne Grudem, ed., Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 1991), 225-32.

The Other Shoe: Copyright and the Responsible Use of Technology,” Antithesis II/4 (July-Aug., 1991), 10-12.

“Van Til, le theologien,” tr. Into French by André Coste, La Revue Reformée 167 (Janvier, 1991), 7-42.


“Frame Responds to Engelsma,” Christian Renewal 10:16 (May 11, 1992), 4.

“Frame’s Ten-Point Rebuttal,” Christian Renewal 10:16 (May 11, 1992), 5.

Infralapsarianism,” in Donald K. McKim, ed., Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith ( Louisville : John Knox/Westminster), 193-94.

“Introduction” to Jim West, The Covenant Baptism of Infants (Palo Cedro, CA: Christian Worldview Ministries, 1992), iii.

“Proposal For a New Seminary,” in Reformed Theology (Korean), published by Reformed Presbyterian Seminary, Gardena , CA .

“Some Questions About the Regulative Principle,” WTJ 54 (1992), 357-66.

Review: David R. Griffin, Evil Revisited, Calvin Theological Journal 27:2 (Nov., 1992), 435-38.


Cornelius Van Til,” in W. Elwell , ed., Handbook of Evangelical Theologians (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993), 156-167.

Letter to Editor, Escondido Times-Advocate (April 18), A-9, on religious right.

Short Essays in Ethics, for course in Doctrine of the Christian Life. Privately published and distributed. Compassion and the Ethical Calculus; Homelessness; Levels of Ethical Evaluation; Reactive Ethics and Sola Scriptura; Between the Apostles and the Parousia: Bearing the Burdens of Change and of Knowledge; Ethics and the Millennium; Euthyphro, Hume, and the Biblical God; Free Will and Moral Responsibility; Heart Righteousness and Decalogical Hermeneutics; More on Imprecations; Polygamy; Oaths and Slang; Operation Rescue: Case Study on Civil Disobedience; Recent Reflections on Divorce; The New Reproduction


Apologetics to the Glory of God: an Introduction ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

Letter to Editor, Escondido Times-Advocate (May 26), A-10, on limits of public schools.

Letter to Editor, Escondido Times-Advocate (June 9), A-13, “Values and Public Schools.”

Muller on Theology,” WTJ 56 (Spring, 1994), 133-151.

“Reply to T. David Gordon,” WTJ 56:1 (Spring, 1994), 181-183.

Review: Paul Helm, The Providence of God, WTJ 56:2 (Fall, 1994), 438-442.

“Shadowlands,” review in Open Book 20 (Mar., 1994), 1-2.

Theology At the Movies , privately published and distributed.


Christian Apologetics (Lecture Outlines for church SS course).

Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

“Encounter on a Plane: Evidence For the Biblical God,” excerpt from AGG in Areopagus Proclamation 5:9, #9506 (June, 1995).

Review: Paul Helm, Belief Policies, WTJ 57 (1995), 248-251.

“Scripture and the Apologetic Task,” The Journal of Biblical Counseling 13/2 (Winter, 1995), 9-12. (From AGG, chapter 1).

“A Theology of Opportunity : Breaking Through to the Foundations of Our Faith,” Equip for Ministry 1:2 (June/July, 1995), 7-9.

Van Til on Antithesis,” WTJ 57 (1995), 81-102.

“Who Needs God?” Debate with Paul Kurtz, Dallas Morning News (Sat., 10.28/95), G1, G3, G6.


Debate With Michael Martin on the Transcendental Argument for the Non-Existence of God (offsite link) John M. Frame

“Do We Need God to be Moral?” debate with Paul Kurtz in Free Inquiry 16.2 (Spring, 1996).

Foreword,” to Andrew Sandlin, ed., A Comprehensive Faith : Festschrift for Rousas J. Rushdoony (San José: Friends of Chalcedon, 1996).

“Greg Bahnsen: Student/Scholar,” The Counsel of Chalcedon XVII: 11, 12 (Jan.-Feb., 1996), 4-8.

Letter to the Editor (on Richard Horner’s review of CVT), New Horizons (July, 1996), 22.

“Without a Supreme Being, Everything is Permitter,” Free Inquiry 16:2 (Spring, 1996), 4-7.

Worship in Spirit and Truth ( Phillipsburg : P&R).


Apologetics to the Glory of God , translated into Korean by Ji-Hyun Jun (Seoul: Yungeum Press, 1997).

Contemporary Worship Music: a Biblical Defense ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

God Made Me This Way,” Tabletalk 21:3 (Mar., 1997), 8-11. Also published in Immanuel 107 (Mar., 1997), 3.

In Defense of Something Close to Biblicism,” WTJ 59 (1997), 269-318, with replies by David Wells and Richard Muller and a further reply by me. Also published as an appendix to CWM.

“Reformation in Our Personal Attitudes,” Reformation Today (July-Aug., 1997), 21-24. Excerpt from Evangelical Reunion .

“Where Did Denominations Come From?” Reformation Today (July-Aug., 1997), 11-14. Excerpt from Evangelical Reunion .


Apologetics to the Glory of God tr. Into Japanese by Kunio Sakurai of Tokyo Christian University . (Publication Committee of the Presbyterian Church of Japan ).

The Regulative Principle: Scripture, Tradition, and Culture,” debate with Darryl Hart on Warfield computer list. Published in hardcopy by Westminster Campus Bookstore, ed. Charles R. Biggs.

“Reply to Mark W. Karlberg, Mid-America Journal of Theology 9:2 (Fall, 1993—actually published in 1998), 297-308.


Short articles published at

“How Does God Regulate Worship?” Presbyterian Network (Spring, 1999), 12-17.

Perspectives On the Word of God (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 1999). Reprint.

“Some Questions About the Regulative Principle,” reprinted at

Van Til and the Ligonier Apologetic,” reprinted at, and at

“Van Til, the Theologian,” at, and at

Walking Together [Address given at the organizing conference for F. I. R. E., the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals, April 27, 1999.]


Short articles and book, published at

Apologetics to the Glory of God , translated into Indonesian ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

Cornelius Van Til (Lecture Outline).

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God , translated into Indonesian ( Phillipsburg : P&R).

History of Epistemology (Lecture Outline).

“The Lord of Authority,” Northland News 1:5 (Oct. 1-7, 2000), 1.

“The Lord of Power,” Northland News 1:4 (Sept. 23, 2000), 1.

“The Lord of Presence,” Northland News 1:6 (Oct. 8-14, 2000), 1.

“Presuppositional Apologetics,” in Steve Cowan, ed., Five Views of Apologetics ( Grand Rapids : Zondervan). One major article, four replies, and a concluding article.

Studying Theology as a Servant of Jesus,” pamphlet published by Reformed Theological Seminary Bookstore.

“The Wonder of God Over Us and With Us,” Reformed Quarterly (Winter, 2000), 12-13, 17.


Materials published at :

A Blind Beggar Becomes an Apologist,” In Covenant 4:3 (June, 2001), 1-2.

No Other God ( Phillipsburg : P&R, 2001).

Open Theism and Divine Foreknowledge,” in D. Wilson , ed., Bound Only Once: the Failure of Open Theism ( Moscow , ID : Canon Press, 2001), 83-94.

“Traditionalism and Sola Scriptura, I” Chalcedon Report (Oct., 2001), 15-19.

Same, Part II, (Nov., 2001), 434-35.

Serving One Another in Worship,” In Covenant 4:3 (Mar., 2001), 1-2.


Posted at :

  • “Apologetic Method,” Lecture Outline, Sept. 3, 2002.
  • “But God Made Me This Way,” 4.10 (Mar. 11-17).
  • “ Christian Schools ,” 4.11 (Mar. 18-24).
  • Christians and Education: Are Charter Schools the Answer?” 4.14 (Apr. 7-13).
  • “DKG for Apologetics,” Lecture Outline (Sept. 3, 2002).
  • “Imprecations: Holy Fire,” 4.17 (Apr. 29-May 5).
  • “Is the Bible Inerrant?” 4.19 (May 13-20).
  • “Keeping Your Elders Happy,” sermon on Heb. 13:17. 4.28 (July 17-24).
  • May Women Teach Adult Sunday School Classes?” 4.21 (May 27-June 3).
  • “Moving Pictures: Theologizing at the Movies” 4.23 (June 12-19).
  • “No Place to Hide Our Head: the Problem of Homelessness,” 4.9 (Mar. 4-10).
  • “Problems of Apologetics,” Lecture Outline (Sept. 3, 2002).
  • “Should Christians Go to Movies?” 4.18 (May 6-12).
  • “Spousal Abuse: Ground for Divorce?” 4.22 (June 3-9).
  • “The Apostle,” film review, 4.16 (Apr. 21-26).
  • The Other Shoe: Copyright and the Reasonable Use of Technology,” 4.15 (Apr. 14-20. Also posted at .
  • “Triads for Apologetics,” Sept. 3, 2002.
  • “Questions to Ask of Films,” 4.20 (May 20-26).

“Contemporary Worship Music: Quality,” in Tim Dearborn and Scott Coil, ed., More Than a Worship Band (Calvin Institute of Christian Worship , 2002), 175-82. Reprints a chapter of my 1997 book Contemporary Worship Music.

Cornelius Van Til in Indonesian ( Surabaya : Penerbit Momentum, 2002).

Doctrine of God ( Phillipsburg , NJ : P&R, 2002).

“Faith and the Fight Against Terrorism,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Sun., Jan. 27).

“Foreword” to R. J. Gore, Covenantal Worship ( Phillipsburg : P&R, 2002), ix-x.

“Law and Gospel” at /articles/0201/020104frame.shtml and .

Nursing Homes and the Fifth Commandment,” Christian Culture (Aug., 2002), 2.

Perspectives on the Word of God in Russian ( Odessa , Ukraine : Godeistvize, 2002).

Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible ( Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2002). I was theological editor.

“Studying Theology as a Servant of Jesus,” Reformation and Revival 11:1 (Winter, 2002), 45-69.

Who Owns Palestine?Christian Culture (June, 2002), 2.

Worship in Spirit and Truth in Hungarian. Can’t decipher publication data.


Posted at :

Above the Battle?, photocopied for worship course.

Apologetics to the Glory of God in Chinese ( China Evangelical Seminary Press, 2003).

Cornelius Van Til,” in Timothy Larsen, ed., Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals (Leicester/Downers Grove, Inter-Varsity Press, 2003), 682-4.

“Covenant of Works? Yes and No” posted at .

“Does God Know Everything?” Moody Magazine (Mar.-Apr., 2003), 26-30. Interview with Alan Sholes and Lisa Cockrel.

“Is the Bible Inerrant?” in German, at .

Learning at Jesus’ Feet: a Case for Seminary Education. Pamphlet published by RTS/Orlando.

Machen’s Warrior Children,” in Sung Wook Chung, ed., Alister E. McGrath and Evangelical Theology ( Grand Rapids : Baker, 2003).

“No Moral Justification,” letter to Orlando Sentinel on Terri Schiavo case, published Oct. 24.

“Preface” to Andrew Sandlin, New Flesh, New Earth ( Lincoln , CA : Oakdown, 2003), 9-10.

Reply to Don Collett on Transcendental Argument,” Westminster Theol. Journal 65 (2003), 307-309.

Review of Esther Meek , Longing to Know, in Presbyterion 29:2 (Fall, 2003).

“The Other Shoe: Copyright and the Reasonable Use of Technology,” in Lithuanian, at In English here.

Tribute to D. Clair Davis,” in The Practical Calvinist (Christian Focus).

“Should Christians Go to Movies?” Christian Culture (May, 2003), 2-3.


Foreword to Andrew Sandlin, ed., Backbone of the Bible: Covenant in Contemporary Perspective ( Nacodoches , TX : Covenant Media Press, 2004).

“John Frame on Just War Theory” posted at

“Johnson on Van Til: a Rejoinder,” with Steve Hays, Evangelical Quarterly 76-3 (July, 2004), 227-239. Available at

“Retraction and Apology,” posted at, included as erratum sheet in Sandlin, Backbone of the Bible (above).

“Systematic Theology and Apologetics at the Westminster Seminaries,” in David Van Drunen, ed., The Pattern of Sound Doctrine: Systematic Theology at the Westminster Seminaries ( Phillipsburg : P&R, 2004), 73-98. 

“The Bible and the Problem of Evil” in Lithuanian, at http://www.prizme.It/straipsiai/straips,php?action=view&id=422 .

The Burden of Change: a Warning Against Laziness and Shortcuts,” Christian Culture (Sept., 2004), 4.


“Salvation and Theological Pedagogy,” Reformation and Revival Journal 14:1 (Winter, 2005), 57-70.

“What’s the Faculty Reading?” BookMarks 2:3 (April, 2005), 1.

“Remembering Donald B. Fullerton,” at

“Above the Battle” at ibid.

“Worship and the Reformation Gospel,” at ibid.

“Loving God With Your Mind Without Becoming an Intellectual Pharisee,” at ibid.

“Preaching Christ From the Decalogue,” at ibid.

“How to be Confident Amid Millennial Frenzies,” ibid.

“Christian Schools,” ibid.

“Must We Always Tell the Truth?” Christian Culture (Sept., 2005), 3-4, and at

“My Use of the Reformed Confessions” at

“A Theology of Opportunity,” at ibid.

“Introduction to the Reformed Faith,” at ibid.

“How to Believe in God in the 2000s,” at ibid.

“Reactive Ethics and Sola Scriptura,” at ibid.

“Van Til Reconsidered,” at ibid.

No Other God in Korean, tr. Sung-Kook Hong (Seoul: Christian Literature Crusade, 2005).

“The Road to a Generous Orthodoxy,” a review of Brian McLaren, A Generous Orthodoxy. Act3 Journal 14.3 (2005), 97-105. Also posted at

“A Response to Redeeming the Arts,” Creative Spirit 4.2 (2005), 19-21.

“Essence of Christianity,” in Christian Culture (Nov., 2005), 2. Posted at

“Logic,” in Kevin Vanhoozer, ed., Dictionary for the Theological Interpretation of the Bible (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005), 462-4. Posted at

“Apologetics,” in ibid., 57-8.

Theology at the Movies posted at

“An Interview With John Frame,” by Marco Gonzalez, on Also at


 “In Defense of Christian Activism,” Christian Culture (April, 2006), 1-4. Longer version at (April 19, 2006).

Making Biblical Decisions, Video ethics course, Third Millennium Ministries.

“Is Natural Revelation Sufficient to Govern Culture?” in Christian Culture (Aug., 2006), 1-3.

“Foreword” to Andrew McGowan, ed., Always Reforming (Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 2006), 9-12.

Review of N. T. Wright, The Last Word, Penpoint, 17.4 (Aug., 2006).

“Foreword” to Paxson Jeancake, The Art of Worship (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2006).

Articles published in Campbell Campbell-Jack and others, New Dictionary of Apologetics (Leicester, IVP, 2006), posted at

  • Certainty, 141-145.
  • Determinism, Chance, and Freedom, 218-220.
  • Infinite Series, 353-54.
  • Ontological Argument, 513-16
  • Presuppositionalism, 575-78.
  • Self-refuting Statements, 660-62.
  • Transcendental Argument, 716-17.
  • Unregenerate Knowledge of God, 732-35.
  • Van Til, Cornelius 739-40.

Previously unpublished items, posted at (Previously published items were also posted there.)

  • Bahnsen at the Stein Debate
  • Ethics and Biblical Events
  • Hurting People’s Feelings
  • Law and Gospel
  • Minorities in the Reformed Churches
  • Must We Always Tell the Truth?
  • Women Teaching Adult Sunday School Classes
  • Penultimate Thoughts on Theonomy
  • Cloning
  • Notes on Preaching
  • Providence in All of Life
  • The Regulative Principle (debate with Darryl Hart)
  • Is Intelligent Design Science?
  • Is it Wrong to Market the Church?
  • A Van Til Glossary
  • Triads for Apologetics

Salvation Belongs to the Lord (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2006).

“But God Made Me This Way” in Korean and English, KAPC Bulletin 26 (May 23, 2006), 18-24.

“Is Natural Revelation Sufficient to Govern Culture?” Christian Culture (Aug., 2006), 1-3.

Review of N. T. Wright, The Last Word, Penpoint 17.4 (Aug., 2006)

“Antithesis and the Doctrine of Scripture,” inaugural lecture on receipt of the J. D. Trimble chair of systematic theology and philosophy.

Worship in Spirit and Truth in Portuguese, Em Espirito e em Verdade (Sao Paulo: Editora Cultura Christa, 2006).

Apologetics to the Glory of God in Japanese (Tokyo: Word of Life Press, 2006).


Interview by TWOTH, at

“A Primer on Perspectivalism,” at

Interview with Martin Downes, for Against Heresies web site. Not used, because of theological differences.

“Cornelius Van Til, Apologist,” in Apologetics Study Bible (Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2007).

“Does the Bible Affirm Open Theism?” in Ibid.

“Thanks for Dick Gaffin,” at

“Reactive Ethics and Sola Scriptura,” at Center for Cultural Leadership web site (

“Divine Aseity and Apologetics,” in Lane Tipton and Scott Oliphint, eds., Revelation and Reason (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2007), 115-130.

“Foundations of Systematic Theology,” taped course recorded for the Institute for Christian Studies, Grand Rapids, MI.

Review of Douglas Wilson, The Serrated Edge, with reply by Wilson. At and at

“The Local Church and Cultural Transformation,” Nine Marks Journal (print and web versions), Nov. –Dec., 2007.

“Greeks Bearing Gifts,” in Hoffecker, A., ed., Revolutions in Worldview (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2007), 1-36.


“Theology in the Age of the Internet,” to be published in John Hughes, ed., Complete Works of John M. Frame, CD-ROM set (Phila: P&R; Whitefish, MT: Bits and Bytes, 2008).

Interview by Andrew Sandlin, “Reflections of a Lifetime Theologian” 1, Christian Culture, (April, 2008), 1-8, 2 (May, 2008).

Doctrine of the Christian Life (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2008).

Collected Works of John M. Frame (CD-ROM and DVD set). Volume 1 available, 2 and 3 to follow later. (Phila: P&R; Whitefish, MT: Bits and Bytes, 2008).

Review of Peter Enns, Inspiration and Incarnation, posted at

Interview by Guy Davies, Exiled Preacher Web Site, 10/6/08.

Interview with Steve Hays, in Hays and James Anderson, eds., Love the Lord With Heart and Mind,, and at

Interview by Andy Naselli on Problem of Evil,

“Thanks for Dick Gaffin’s Ministry,” at, and

“A Primer on Perspectivalism,” revised, at

“Becoming a Theology Professor,” at

“A Fresh Look at the Regulative Principle,” at

“Does the Bible Affirm Open Theism?” from Apologetics Study Bible, at

“Foreword” to John Barber, The Road from Eden (Palo Alto: Academica Press, 2008), xiii-xv.

Review of Andrew McGowan, The Divine Spiration of Scripture.

Response to Jeremy Jones, “Renewing Theology” at Common Grounds Online, posted 9/22/08.

“The Problem of Evil,” in Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson, eds., Suffering and the Goodness of God (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008, 141-164.

“Thanks for Dick Gaffin’s Ministry,”

Salvation Belongs to the Lord in Chinese,

Preface to Scott Schuleit, “Paradise and Perdition,” in Reformed Perspectives Magazine 10.44 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2008)


Festschrift Articles

  • “Glossary”
  • “Backgrounds to My Thought”
  • “Recommended Resources”

Inauguration Day Prayer #1,­_day_prayer_1_john_frame.html.

Interview on DCL by David Vaughan, KSIV, St. Louis. Bott Radio. Jan, 2009.

Ley y Evangelio: Seran tan Contrarios? Tr. Larissa A. Sosa. Translation of “Law and Gospel”

Foreword to Greg Dutcher, You Are the Treasure That I Seek (Grand Rapids: Discovery House, 2009).

“Four Favorites: Books on the Doctrine of Scripture,” New Horizons (3/2009), 13.

Afterword to Jim Jordan Festschrift.

Theology of Ministry Lecture Outline, revised.

Testimony in Lorrie Bentsch, ed., Under God’s Power: Princeton Alumni and the Pursuit of Faith (Princeton: Christian Union, 2009), 45-47.

Nao Ha Outro Deus (No Other God in Portuguese) (Sao Paulo: Editoro Cultura Christa, 2006).

“Studying Theology as a Servant of Jesus” in Croatian (Tiskano: Lipanj, 2009).

Review of Bahnsen, Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended (Powder Springs, GA: American Vision Press; Nacodoches, TX: Covenant Media Press, 2008).

Theology of Ministry: Audio Lectures and Outline

John Hughes, ed., Speaking the Truth in Love (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2009); 4 articles by me plus other items.

Foreword to Marvin Padgett and David Hall, eds. Calvin and Culture (Phillipsburg: P&R)

Response to Doug Moo’s review of DCL.

Response to Russ Moore’s review of DCL.


Foreword to Peter Jones, ed., Oh Global Wizardry (Escondido: Main Entry, 2010), 9-11.

Some Thoughts on Schaeffer’s Apologetics, ed. Steve Scrivener, on web site.

Review of Michael Horton, Christless Christianity, Part One, in Ecclesia Reformanda 2.1 (Apr., 2010), 5-25. Part 2, 2.2 (Oct., 2010), 107-23.

Tribute to Norman Shepherd in Festschrift Obedient Faith, ed. P. Andrew Sandlin (Kerygma Press).

Radio Interview with Kevin Bolling, Knowing the Truth, on DWG.

Web Interview on AGG by Brian Auten on

“Apprendre Aux Pieds de Jesus: un Cas Pour La Formation Du Seminaire,” French Translation of “Learning at Jesus’ Feet,” La Revue Farel 5 (2010).

Interview with Jason Hood on politics, 10-29. SAET Interviews in Politics and Theology #8.

Doctrine of the Word of God (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2010).

“Some Thoughts on Schaeffer’s Apologetics,” edited by Steve Scrivener. At

Interview with Kevin Boling, Knowing the Truth Radio/Webcast

A Doctrina do conhecimento de Deus—Portuguese version of Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. Tr. Odays Olivetti (Sao Paulo: Editora Cultura Crista).

“The Mystery of Disaster,” Ministry and Leadership (Winter, 2010), 12-13. Also in Dialogue: A Journal of Religion and Philosophy Issue 35 (Nov., 2010).


“Developing a Frame Work for the Doctrine of Scripture: John Frame Speaks About the God who Speaks,” Towers (Jan. 3, 2011), 8-9.

“The Mystery of Disaster,” reprinted in New Life: Australia’s Christian Newspaper.

Foreword to Ian A. Hewitson, Trust and Obey (Minneapolis: Next Step Resources, 2011), 9-13.

Interview by David Vaughan on Doctrine of the Word of God. “Encounter” on KSIV, 3/16/11.

“N. T. Wright and the Authority of Scripture,” lecture delivered at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church In America, Wed., June 8.

Apologetica Para a Gloria de Deus: Una introduccao Portuguese version of Apologetics to the Glory of God (Sao Paulo: Editora Cultura Crista, 2011).

Interview with Oren Martin in Credo Magazine on The Doctrine of the Word of God (Issue 1, Oct., 2011, 10-12).

The Escondido Theology (Lakeland, FL: Whitefield Publishers, 2011).

Interview by Lindsay Brooks, (Radio, I-tunes).

“The Bottom Line of Translation,” excerpt from Doctrine of the Word of God in Semper Informanda (Oct. 17-21, 2011), 6:8.

“Afterword” in P. J. Leithart and John Barach, ed., The Glory of Kings: A Festschrift for James B. Jordan. 301-303.

Reformation Lectures, given at Covenant College Oct. 24-25. Available on I-Tunes.

  • “God’s Personal Words”
  • “Scripture and Certainty”
  • “Writing on the Heart”

L’Apologetique de J. Frame, French translation of my “Presuppositional Apologetics: an Introduction” by J. Andre.

Salvation Belongs to the Lord, translated into Korean by Yong Jun Kim (Seoul: Presbyterian and Reformation Publishing Co).

Apologetics course “captured” by RTS Virtual.


Evangelical Reunion, New edition with links to Scripture verses,

Interview with Kevin Swanson on Generations Radio (Denver) on The Escondido Theology, 1/19/12.

Interview with Ken Talbot on The Escondido Theology (video) Mar. 30.

Video interview at RTS, by Spencer Folmar, Apr. 11.

“Tribute to Norman Shepherd” in Andrew Sandlin, ed., Obedient Faith: A Festschrift for Norman Shepherd (Mt. Hermon, CA: Kerygma Press, 2012), 13-14.

“N. T. Wright and the Authority of Scripture,” in David B. Garner, ed., Did God Really Say? (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2012), 107-127.

“Introduction,” to Gary Crampton, Karl Barth (Lakeland, FL: Whitefield Publications).


Systematic Theology (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2013).

Future Projects

The Academic Captivity of Theology

Reformed Evangelicalism

Simple Obedience

Lecture Outlines

Apologetic Method

Christian Apologetics (for adult Sunday School class)

Doctrine of the Christian Life (book outline)

Doctrine of God (book outline)

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God (book outline)

Doctrine of the Word of God

History of Epistemology

History of Philosophy and Christian Thought

Modern Views of Revelation and Scripture

Modern Theology

Problems of Apologetics

The Islamic Doctrine of God

The Islamic Doctrine of Scripture

The Shorter Catechism (for adult Sunday School, 39 outlines).

The Thought of Cornelius Van Til (outline of CVT book)

Worship (for adult Sunday School—follows WST)

Study Guides

Doctrine of the Christian Life (follows the book)

Doctrine of God (follows the book)

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God (follows the book)

Doctrine of the Word of God

Topics in Apologetics (goes with Problems of Apologetics lecture outline)



History of Epistemology

History of Philosophy and Christian Thought

Modern Views of God

Modern Views of Scripture

Pastoral and Social Ethics

Systematic Theology 1, Scripture and God

The Thought of Cornelius Van Til

Audio, Video


The comprehensive covenant lordship of Christ

Interview by Ligon Duncan, on radio program, 2004. Audiobook on tape


General, Multi-subject

Foundations of Systematic Theology, taped course, by Institute for Theological Studies, Grand Rapids, MI

Interview by Bill Feltner, Pilgrim Radio, Carson City, Nev., “His People” program, 2006. Salvation Belongs to the Lord

Interview by Don and Nick Wight, for podcast and radio, on Apologetics, Church,

Open Theism: Aug. 29.

Understanding theology (Westminster Media) 1976

Systematic Theology 1, Scripture and God, RTS Virtual (available on RTS I-tunes)

Theological Intro., Method, Structure

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, Course taught at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, 1990?. Westminster Media.

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, Chapter read by someone other than Frame, available at

Interview by Keith Plummer on “Machen’s Warrior Children, “ .

Lecture on “Machen’s Warrior Children,” at (Probably given at Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church in 2003 or 2004.)
Word of God, Scripture

“Antithesis and the Doctrine of Scripture,” inaugural lecture on receipt of the J. D. Trimble chair of systematic theology and philosophy. 2006. Available from RTS/Orlando.

Christ & community people of the Book Westminster Media, 1977. Cassette. Location: Jackson
Cassette BS480 .F72 1977

Inerrancy, an unbiblical concept?
by John M Frame
Audiobook on tape
Language: English
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Westminster Media, 1979.

Location: Jackson
Cassette 4600

Understanding revelation (Westminster Media) 1976

Doctrine of God

Interviews on Salvation Belongs to the Lord and No Other God, with Brent Siddall of Trans-World Radio (Oct. 16 and Dec. 6)

Interview on No Other God CDR Radio Network, 1-800-333-0601.

Lecture on Open Theism, RTS/Charlotte

Location: Charlotte
Audio Cassette
Audio BT131 .F73 2001

Sickness, Responsibility, and Ability

Theological Education

“Going to Seminary” Video Interview w/organ, RTS 7/25/08



Apologetics Course, RTS Virtual (available on RTS I-Tunes).

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, Course taught at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, 1990?. Westminster Media. Deals with epistemology, apologetic method, philosophy.

Understanding apologetics (Westminster Media) 1976. Including Aristotle & Plotinus early Christian thought vs. the philosophers, Greek philosophy vs. Christianity Origen, Athanasius, Augustine Location: Jackson
Cassette BR128.G8 F73 1976

Understanding apologetics Roman Catholic theology (w/ Robert B. Strimple) [WTS Media, 1976, 2 cassettes]

Apologetic Method

Apologetics and you
by John M Frame; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Southern Apologetics Society. 2004.

Debate between John A. [i.e. H.] Gerstner and John Frame [1972, 2 cassettes]

Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, Chapter read by someone other than Frame, available at

Panel–“How does an unbeliever ‘know God’?” (Grady Spires; John M Frame;  Henry Krabbendam) [WTS Media, 1979, 1 cassette]

Presuppositional Apologetics. Reading of a Chapter from Five Views of Apologetics by someone other than Frame. At

Presuppositional Apologetics, different from the above, at

Presuppositions. Reading of a chapter of Cornelius Van Til by someone other than Frame. Available at

Reclaiming the Mind, Converse with Scholars, “Presuppositional Apologetics” 2006. 043988

Interview by Kevin Bolling on Doctrine of the Knowledge of God June 1, 2010.

Interview by Brian Auten on, on Apologetics to the Glory of God.


Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, Course taught at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, 1990?. Westminster Media.

History of Philosophy and Christian Thought, RTS Virtual (available at RTS I-tunes).

See Understanding Apologetics, above.



Lecture on Church Unity (based on Evangelical Reunon), at Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church, around 2003-04.


Christian worship music is it postmodern?
by John Frame

SBTS Worship Conference

Available at
Audiobook on CD
Language: English
Publisher: 2004.

Interview by David Vaughn, KSIV, St. Louis, Feb. 20, 2002, on Worship. 314-961-2915.

Lectures on worship at Northland: a Church Distributed

Northland Worship School, 2002, 2003, 2008

Servanthood Class

Music and salvation
by John M Frame
Audiobook on tape
Language: English
Publisher: Mt Olive, Miss. : Mt. Olive Tape Library, [between 1979 and 1982, or 1975]

Location: Jackson
Cassette BR115.M8 F72


Music and worship. [sound recording] / Dr. John M. Frame, Wes King.
Author: Frame, John M., 1939-
Found: frame(1) john(1)
Locations: Charlotte

Audio Cassette
Audio BV290 .F73 2001

Cassette BV290 .F73 2001

Reformed Conference on Church Music [sound recording]. (1978)
Author: Frame, John M., 1939-
Found: frame(1) john(1)
Location: Jackson

Cassette ML3001 .R44 1978

Worship and the Reformation Gospel, Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church, PCA, Greenville, SC

Worshiping God’s Way, 1 and 2, from SBTS Conference on Worship. Available at


Interview by Gene Cook, The Narrow Mind, on Redemptive-Historical Preaching GCJR@Verizon.Net.


General, Multi-subject

Pastoral and Social Ethics Course, RTS Virtual

Ethical Method, Structure of Decisions

Making Biblical Decisions, video course, Third Millennium Ministries. Parts 1 and 2.

Sickness, Responsibility, and Ability,


Toward a Christian politics
by John M Frame
Audiobook on tape
Language: English
Publisher: 1982.

Sexual and ethical conflicts in modern medicine …

by Hilton Pack Terrell; John M Frame; Barrett L Mosbacker; John Jefferson Davis; Ronald W Reed; Lewis Hicks; Charles McConnell, Rev.; Forum for Biblical Ethics in Medicine.;
Audiobook on tape
Language: English
Publisher: Florence, S.C. : Journal of Biblical Ethics in Medicine, 1990.

Location: Jackson
Cassette R724 .N67 1990

What is Holiness?


Graduate club forum
SBTS, 2004, 1 cassette]

Comments on Doctrinal Questions about The Apostles’ Creed (Third Millennium DVD Project) (2010)

Sermons (Written, Unpublished)

1 Cor. 1-6- series of 30 sermons (mostly chapel talks).

2 Pet. 3, Grow in Grace


Evangelism to Muslims


Galatians 3: a Dialogue

Gentleness in the Pastorate

God and the War

God With Us

God’s Gift of Time

How to Believe in God in then 2000s (three sermons)


John 5

Keeping Your Elders Happy, Heb. 13:17.

Marriage as Unjust Suffering

Maximum Christianity,1 Cor. 9.

Mixed Marriages (1 Pet. 3:1-6)

Preservation (2 Pet. 3)

Psm. 50

Reformation Day

Savior of the Crushed, Isa. 57:15

Shouting for Joy, Psm. 98

The Bible on the Problem of Evil

The Failure of Non-Christian Ethics

The God of Thanksgiving

Why Should I Vote?

Widen Your Hearts

Working Together


(for family use)

Autobiography (1984)

Daily Journal (1985-present)