Monthly Archives: August 2018

State References in Townes Lyrics

Singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt hailed from Texas, but often spent time in Colorado, Tennessee, and other U. S. states. Liking his music as I do, I’m apt to recall his lyrics whenever I travel to a state he mentions. So … Continue reading

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2018 Gordon H. Clark Philosophy Symposium

Here is the video (and audio) of my speech at the 2018 Gordon H. Clark Philosophy Symposium at Covenant College. Since the videographer erred in not recording the sounds, the Covenant College Audio/Video department had to sync the video with … Continue reading

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Historical Research Oveturns the Legend of Spanish Cave

While a student at Sangre de Cristo seminary I often ventured into the mountains of the Sangre de Cristo range. With my trusty Bernese trail dog, Henry, I explored trails with names including Rainbow, Horn Peak, Venable, Comanche, and the … Continue reading

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Review of An Introduction to Christian Apologetics by Edward John Carnell

An Introduction to Christian Apologetics by Edward John Carnell, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1948, Fifth Edition 1956, 379 pp. While Carl Henry and John Robbins might be the first two to come to mind when thinking of notable students of Gordon … Continue reading

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Review of Thomas Jefferson’s Military Academy

Thomas Jefferson’s Military Academy, Founding West Point, ed. Robert M. S. McDonald, Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2004, 233 pp. My good friend Ben House sent me a free copy of this volume on condition that I write a … Continue reading

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Review of Creative Historical Thinking by Michael J. Douma

Creative Historical Thinking by Michael J. Douma, New York: Routledge, 2018, 168 pp. Creative Historical Thinking takes the reader into the mind of an historian, and what you find is almost certainly not what you would expect. Writing history turns … Continue reading

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Using God’s Money for Man’s Kingdom

Using God’s Money for Man’s Kingdom A Short History of a Financial Scandal by Rev. Douglas J. Douma Perhaps the greatest financial scandal in Presbyterian history—the failure of Cornerstone Ministries Investments (CMI)—saw the loss of over 100 million dollars. Yet … Continue reading

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