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About douglasdouma

I am a husband to beautiful wife, an ordained minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church - Hanover Presbytery, and founder of Sola - Appalachian Christian Retreat (www.discoversola.com). In addition to blogging at this site I am the author of The Presbyterian Philosopher - The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark (Wipf&Stock, 2017) and compiling editor of Clark and His Correspondents: Selected Letters of Gordon H. Clark (Trinity Foundation, 2017). I have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (University of Michigan), a master's in business administration (Wake Forest University) and a master of divinity (Sangre de Cristo Seminary). I'm an avid hiker, having completed a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in 2013 and the first 500 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016.

GHC Review 19: Historiography Secular and Religious

Historiography Secular and Religious by Gordon H. Clark, Nutley, NJ: The Craig Press, 1971, 381 pp. I must admit that this book makes for rather tedious reading. It might be of some value for studying Clark’s views on a particular … Continue reading

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Review of Into the Silence by Wade Davis

Into the Silence, The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest, by Wade Davis, New York: Vintage Books, 2011, 655 pp. A few years ago I saw a documentary on the discovery of the remains of George Mallory, a … Continue reading

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GHC Review 18: Biblical Predestination

Biblical Predestination by Gordon H. Clark, Nutley NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1969. [Page references in this review will be from Predestination, the combined edition of Biblical Predestination and Predestination in the Old Testament, Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1987] In … Continue reading

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GHC Review 17: The Philosophy of Gordon H. Clark

The Philosophy of Gordon H. Clark, A Festschrift, Ronald H. Nash, ed., Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1968, 516 pp. This book—a festschrift for Gordon H. Clark—consists of three sections. The first section is Clark’s Wheaton Lectures. The second is “exposition … Continue reading

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GHC Review 16: Peter Speaks Today

Peter Speaks Today, A Devotional Commentary on First Peter, by Gordon H. Clark, Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1967, 159 pp. This is the first of a number Biblical commentaries written by Gordon Clark. In time his published commentaries would cover … Continue reading

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GHC Review 15: What Do Presbyterians Believe?

What Do Presbyterians Believe? The Westminster Confession Yesterday and Today, by Gordon H. Clark, Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1965, 2001, 284 pp. This book is a revision and expansion of Gordon Clark’s earlier What Presbyterians Believe. In the preface … Continue reading

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GHC Review 14: The Philosophy of Science and Belief in God

The Philosophy of Science and Belief in God, by Gordon H. Clark, Nutley, NJ: The Craig Press, 1964, 2nd edition 1987, 121 pp. On the cover of the 2nd edition of Gordon Clark’s The Philosophy of Science and Belief in … Continue reading

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