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About douglasdouma

I am a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSME), Wake Forest University (MBA), and Sangre de Cristo Seminary (Mdiv). I've learned far more from books than in school. I'm particularly in debt to Martin Luther, Ludwig von Mises, and Gordon H. Clark for any thoughts I have.

Clark and Van Til on Barth, Part 2.

Part 2: Was Cornelius Van Til the first Reformed theologian to critically oppose Karl Barth? This is part 2 of a 5 part series on “Clark and Van Til on Barth.” Click here for Part 1.  Variations on the claim that … Continue reading

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Now Available: Clark and His Correspondents: Selected Letters of Gordon H. Clark

With Tom Juodaitis editing, and the help of Jaime Rodriguez Jr., Sam Colon, and Errol Ng typing up letters, I narrowed down a “best of” collection of Gordon H. Clark’s letters which is now available for purchase from The Trinity … Continue reading

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Clark and Van Til on Barth, Part 1.

This is the first of a series of articles I’m writing on the reactions of Gordon H. Clark and Cornelius Van Til to the theology of Karl Barth. This “Part 1” will simply provide reference to the source material under … Continue reading

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Review of Luther’s Augustinian Theology of the Cross

Luther’s Augustinian Theology of the Cross, by Marco Barone with foreword by David J. Engelsma. Resource Publications, Eugene, OR. 2017. 141 pp. For first thirty years of my life I was a member of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. … Continue reading

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My Visit to the PCA General Assembly

Last week I spent three days at the Presbyterian Church in America’s yearly General Assembly, this year in Greensboro, NC. The major work at this GA was related to questions of women’s ordination as deacons. But, since I’m not a … Continue reading

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“Now then…” – A review of “The Presbyterian Philosopher” by OPC minister Gregory E. Reynolds in The Ordained Servant.

Originally posted here: The Presbyterian Philosopher: The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark, by Douglas J. Douma. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2016, xxv + 292 pages, $37.00, paper. “Now then,” said Dr. Clark as he sat behind a … Continue reading

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Clark and His Correspondents

In approximately one month copies of the collection of Gordon H. Clark’s correspondence I compiled, edited by Tom Juodaitis, will be available from The Trinity Foundation. The cover design has just been finalized. Check it out:    

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