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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 4.

Part 4. Were Cornelius Van Til’s views actually a lot like Karl Barth’s views? This is part 4 of a 5 part series on “Clark and Van Til on Barth.” Click here for Part 1. Click here for Part 2. Click … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading List on Gordon H. Clark

Probably the most frequent question posed on our “Gordon H. Clark Discussions Forum” on Facebook is “What book(s) of/on Gordon Clark should I read first?” This post provides my entirely subjective non-canonical suggestions. (By the way, anyone with interest in … Continue reading

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Buswell’s Unusual Definition of “Presupposition”

In A Systematic Theology of the Christian Religion (Zondervan, 1962) J. Oliver Buswell Jr. presents an unusual definition of “presupposition.” He writes, “we take our presupposition as a conclusion arrived at on the basis of what we consider good and sufficient reasons.” (p. … Continue reading

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Clark and Van Til on Barth, Part 3.

  Part 3. How does Clark’s critique of Barth differ from Van Til’s? This is part 3 of a 5 part series on “Clark and Van Til on Barth.” Click here for Part 1. Click here for Part 2. Click here … Continue reading

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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. Click here for Part 3. … 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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