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Practical Apologetics

“Practical Apologetics” by Rev. Douglas J. Douma Keynote Speech given at The Geneva Institute for Christian Thought, July 18, 2018 When one hears the word “practical” he might be inclinded to think of the philosophy of pragmatism. Pragmatism assesses the … Continue reading

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My visit to the PCA GA 2018

For the second straight year I attended the Presbyterian Church in America’s General Assembly. This year it was in Atlanta, GA while last year it was in Greensboro, NC. While it is a national denomination, its history is largely Southern … Continue reading

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I grew up in a place that does not exist.

I grew up in a place that does not exist. Not that it was in the Twilight Zone, but rather just a non-descript zone unsure of its identity and location. While our address said Grand Rapids, technically we were in … Continue reading

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My Interview on “Research and Religion” Podcast

Check out the Research on Religion podcast where I was interviewed by Dr. Tony Gill, Professor at Washington University: http://www.researchonreligion.org/practioneers/doug-douma-on-gordon-clark-and-a-christian-hiking-hostel

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My Baptism in the LCA

From the time I was five years old until my college years I attended with my family a Lutheran church (Holy Cross) in Jenison, MI. As this was a member of the conservative Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS), I’ve long assumed … Continue reading

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Geneva Lecture 1: What is Religion? – On the Importance of Definitions

[This summer I’ll be giving three lectures and a speech at the Summer Studies in Christian Thought program at the Geneva Institute for Christian Thought in Elizabethton, Tennessee. (http://genevainstitute.org) If you are a junior or senior in high school or … Continue reading

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GPTS Conference 2018

This is the second year that I’ve attended the Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS) conference. It is held at Woodruff Road Presbyterian Church, a large and rather dashing church in Greenville, SC. My current church is a financial supporter of GPTS … Continue reading

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