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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.

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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A Clark comment on Van Til’s “solution” to the “Problem of the One and the Many.”

[This is from Clark’s notes in his personal copy of one of Van Til’s syllabi. Clark signed his name in the book and notes “Gift of Van Til, 4/-/40.”] Van Til, Christian Apologetics, p. 14: “Using the language of the … Continue reading

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John Witherspoon’s place in American Presbyterianism

A great number of important 18th and 19th century American Presbyterian theologians could find John Witherspoon as their personal teacher or as a teacher of their teacher to a higher degree. There are important exceptions to this chart. For example, … Continue reading

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Machen to Clark’s father.

One of the earliest letters of the now 890 letters I’ve collected in research on Gordon H. Clark is one from J. Gresham Machen to David S. Clark in 1921. I’m not sure if the original is extent, but a … Continue reading

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List of Students of Gordon H. Clark

Here are all those I know have taken courses from Dr. Clark. Over 60 years in the classroom there would have been thousands of others.

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