Dr. W. Paul Franks

Title & Contact Info

Associate Professor of Philosophy

 Email: pfranks [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 6782
 Website: http://wpaulfranks.com/

Academic Credentials

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.

Popular Courses

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Seminar on the Problem of Evil

View all University College Faculty »