Theology Awards: Conspiracy Theories and the Providence of God


In the Doctrine of the Knowledge of God (and elsewhere), John Frame defines theology as “the application of the Word of God by persons to all areas of life.”1  

If John Frame is correct, then far from being the academic quest for abstractions by dusty professors, theology is the pursuit of every Christian.  Since, after all, every Christian is trying to “use of God’s revelation to meet the spiritual needs of people [or their own], to promote godliness and spiritual health.”2

Each week, Theology Awards celebrates the work of a blogger who’s worked hard to apply the word of God to an area of life for the good of God’s people.

This weeks winner is:

Conspiracy Theories and the Providence of God

“Why in the world is our culture fascinated with conspiracy theories? I have my own conspiracy theory, or more to the point, I have a theory about conspiracies.” 

Lynn Pryor

In this post, Lynn tries to get to the root of our Western fascination with conspiracy theories and how a preoccupation with conspiracies might reveal a lack of consideration for God.

Why not go check out the article and leave a comment. Even if you don’t agree with everything the author has to say I guarantee it will make you think. 


1. Frame, John M. The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. A Theology of Lordship. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 1987. 81.

2. Frame, John M. The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. A Theology of Lordship. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 1987. 81.

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