PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2012
MA, Biola University, 2004
BS, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 2002
Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of religion and ethics.
Dr. Franks joined the Tyndale Philosophy faculty in 2008 from the University of Oklahoma, where he completed his dissertation A Rational Problem of Evil: The Coherence of Christian Doctrine with a Broad Free Will Defense. He has published articles in Heythrop Journal, Philosophy, Philosophia Christi, Religious Studies and Sophia. He is also currently working on an edited book called Explaining Evil: Four Views that is scheduled to be released in 2018 (Bloomsbury Academic). Dr. Franks is a member of the Society of Christian Philosophers and an Executive Member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society.
|Layman's Lapse: On An Incomplete Moral Argument for Theism||Article||Forthcoming|
|On Jesus, Derrida, and Dawkins: Rejoinder to Joshua Harris||Article||Forthcoming||1529-1634|
|Counterpossibles and the 'Terrible' Divine Command Deity||Article||2014||0034-4125|
|What Place, then, for Rational Apologetics?||Chapter||2014|
|Against a Postmodern Pentecostal Epistemology||Article||2013|
|Divine Freedom and the Free Will Defense||Article||2013|
|Original Sin and a Broad Free Will Defense||Article||2012|
|Why a Believer Could Believe that God Answers Prayers||Article||2009|