Monthly Archives: December 2012

A poem from the 1979 Covenant College yearbook

Got a problem? Just ask Dr. Clark, who finds thinking simply a lark But of your logic be certain, or you could be hurtin’, And you’ll wind up even more in the dark.

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Robert L. Reymond and Sensory Experience

Robert L. Reymond discusses Gordon H. Clark’s philosophy in his book “The Justification of Knowledge.”  (Reformed and Presbyterian Publishing Co., 1979) There are two areas which Reymond says he is in disagreement with Clark: “first, his limitation of ‘knowledge’ only to … Continue reading

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Clark, Van Til, and the Incomprehensibility of God

Although the discussion has been called a debate on the “incomprehensibility of God”, both Gordon Clark and Cornelius Van Til agreed that God is incomprehensible. By this, it is meant that no one does, or ever can, know God fully. … Continue reading

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Gordon Clark and Billy Graham

Here is a recollection from Samuel Faircloth, a student in Gordon Clark’s Medieval Philosophy course at Wheaton College.  Billy Graham was also a student in the very same class. “Clark was a very systematic, philosophical, orthodox elder – Presbyterian elder. … Continue reading

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The Ocotillo is not a Cactus – On the Importance of Definitions

Properly defining terms is necessary for understanding.  In a Christian context, it is important to know the meaning of the terms worship, praise, and holy, etc.  Particularly challenging, and thus all the more necessary, is properly defining the term “person” … Continue reading

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