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Γορδονος Κλαρκος Απομνημονευματα (Gordon Clark Remembrances)

[Here is something that to my knowledge I haven’t posted previously. It is a transcript of a document of Gordon Clark’s remembrances, given in his later years.]   Γορδονος Κλαρκος Απομνημονευματα (Gordon Clark Remembrances) though they are not so memorable … Continue reading

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Gordon Clark’s Half-Preformation Theory

In this article I contend that philosopher Ronald Nash erred when he claimed that Gordon Clark held to the Preformation Theory. I believe it is better said that Clark held to only half of this theory. It seems likely that … Continue reading

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Two Erroneous Epistemological Distinctions

In The Word of God and the Mind of Man, Ronald Nash contends for the existence of both propositional revelation and “personal revelation.” Though to this idea of “personal revelation” Nash gives various other terms—including “encounter” and “event”—nowhere does he … Continue reading

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A Distinction in Gordon Clark’s View of Man

There is an important distinction to understand in Gordon Clark’s view of man. That is, for Clark, while humans are a combination of body and soul, man (i.e. “person”) is merely soul. The first of these two points — that … Continue reading

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Did John Robbins modify Gordon Clark’s writings?

A question not uncommonly asked is whether John Robbins, the first editor of the Trinity Foundation, modified Gordon Clark’s writings in some substantial way when revising and/or reprinting them. To answer this question I’ve made a quick look over the … Continue reading

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Clark – Van Til and “Greek Specifications”

A frequent contention Cornelius Van Til made against Gordon Clark was that the latter’s theology is in some way based on “Greek specifications.” Though this precise contention is not made in the official Complaint against Clark’s ordination, it does appear … Continue reading

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GHC to Carl Henry, March 19, 1957 (contra natural law)

March 19 1957 Dear Carl, First Marcellus sends me a book to review; then you send me Carnell’s galleys, and then you send me 50 pages on natural law with a request to write an editorial on the subject. Well, … Continue reading

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