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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, Robbins, and Theonomy

I admit to being somewhat of a novice on the topic of Theonomy. This post neither intends to promote Theonomy nor critique it but only to note some historical observations. There are parts of a series of three letters between Gordon H. Clark … Continue reading

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Sola – Appalachian Christian Retreat Sola – Appalachian Christian Retreat is a ministry my wife and I are founding. I. History On March 18, 2013 I quit my job (and 10-year career) as an engineer to attend seminary. Since seminary did not commence until … Continue reading

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Now Available: “The Presbyterian Philosopher” – The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark

I’m glad to announce that my book The Presbyterian Philosopher – The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark is now available for purchase! After four years of effort researching and writing this book, I’m thrilled to see it come to … Continue reading

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A Cornelius Van Til quote on Francis Schaeffer

In an earlier post I noted that Cornelius Van Til found issue with Francis Schaeffer’s lacking Calvinism. Van Til also found issue with the apologetics of Schaeffer, his former student at Westminster Theological Seminary. (note: after studying at WTS for a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Theology by Gordon H. Clark, Introduction and Table of Contents

Table of Context Introduction See these links for others chapters: Chapter 1 – The Scriptures Chapter 2 – God Chapter 4 – Creation Chapter 7 – Salvation Chapter 9 – Eschatology FIRST LESSONS IN THEOLOGY Introductory Remarks Theology is sometimes … Continue reading

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G. K. Beale on the Error of Postmodern Hermeneutics

In my semester at the Swiss L’Abri I became concerned that the staff’s commitment to respecting other’s beliefs bordered on a subjective post-modernism and led to a denial of the perspicuity of Scripture. Time and again in lectures and discussion … Continue reading

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A Lutheran Error

“We preach faith, and any person not willfully resisting obtains faith.” – C.F.W. Walther, The Proper Distinction Between the Law and Gospel, p. 15. Lutheranism is neither Calvinistic nor Arminian. But what is it? There are at least three soteriological … Continue reading

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