Monday, November 6, 2017 3:00-4:00pm, Session 1 (lecture #1, Context and Overview of 2LCF 4, “Of Creation,” Dr. James M. Renihan) 4:15-5:15pm, Session 2 (lecture #1, The context of 2LCF 4.1 with special focus on the importance of hermeneutics and theological method, Dr. Richard C. Barcellos) 6:30-7:30pm, Session 3 (lecture #2, The relevant issues
“a boundary between the being of God and the being of creation”? brief thoughts on K. Scott Oliphint’s proposal
In a book by Dr. Oliphint, The Majesty of Mystery: Celebrating the Glory of an Incomprehensible God, we find statements like this: There is, then, a distance of being between God and man. How can the Infinite One relate to finite creatures? [There is a] problem (for us, not for God) of
“God plus the world is still God, the Holy Trinity.” “God minus the world is still God the Holy Trinity,” says Fred Sanders. I would like to add to this the following: “God plus the world is still God, the Holy Trinity.” In other words, creation does not change God, nor does God change
“[M]uch of systematic theology that is done, especially in theology proper, needs a complete revision and rewrite”?
Really? “[M]uch of systematic theology that is done, especially in theology proper, needs a complete revision and rewrite.”  ___________________________  K. Scott Oliphint, “Theological Principles from Van Til’s Common Grace and the Gospel,” Lecture delivered at the 2014 Reformed Forum Theology Conference, Gray’s Lake, IL, October 2014. http://reformedforum.org/rf14_08/. Accessed 30 March 2015.
The 2LCF is a confession of faith. It is important to remind ourselves that the 2LCF is a confession of faith, a confession of what subscribers to it believe the totality of the Bible teaches on given subjects. The confession is not merely a reference point from which we subsequently or further develop
K. Scott Oliphint on the “distance of being between God and man” There is, then, a distance of being between God and man. How can the Infinite One relate to finite creatures?  [There is a] problem (for us, not for God) of the distance of God, which distance constitutes a boundary
From SCRBPC ’17 lecture – Two modes of existence in God: atemporal and historical? John Frame says, “My approach . . . recognizes two modes of existence in God.”  Previous to this statement he says, “The difference between God’s atemporal and historical existences begins not with the creation of man, but with