Category Archives: Notes on the thought of Gordon H. Clark

“Selected Letters of Gordon Haddon Clark” to be published.

I’ve signed a contract with The Trinity Foundation to publish a collection of select letters of Gordon H. Clark. I expect we’ll get it to print within a few months. All permissions are in place from the various archives and … Continue reading

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Ronald Nash on Clark and Van Til

[This is a book review philosopher Ronald Nash wrote for Christianity Today in their January 16, 1970 edition.] Attack on Human Autonomy A Christian Theory of Knowledge, by Cornelius Van Til (Presbyterian and Reformed, 1969, 390 pp., $6.50), is reviewed by … Continue reading

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The OPC’s Forgotten Letters – Samuel Allen

Here is the text of seven letters sent by Rev. Samuel Allen to ministers of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in the 1940s. You will not see these in any OPC history book. Why? See for yourself. April 14, 1947. TEACH, EVANGELIZE, … Continue reading

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Gordon Clark’s View of Faith

Gordon Clark’s well-known twofold definition of faith as (1) intellectual understanding and (2) assent challenges the traditional tripartite reformed view of faith (fides) as (1) understanding (notitia), (2) assent (assensus) and 3 trust (fiducia). It has been alleged by some, … Continue reading

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Was Gordon Clark a Theonomist?

In answering such a question as “Are you a Theonomist?”, Gordon Clark’s own common procedure was to start with defining the terms. Following such a procedure we must first define what a Theonomist is if we are to answer the … Continue reading

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Free Excerpt from “The Presbyterian Philosopher”

Used with permission of Wipf & Stock Publishers. http://www.wipfandstock.com Douma_07240_Excerpt

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David Engelsma reviews “The Presbyterian Philosopher”

[To appear in the Spring 2017 issue of the Protestant Reformed Theological Journal. Reproduced here by permission.] The Presbyterian Philosopher: The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark, by Douglas J. Douma. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2016. Pp. xxv … Continue reading

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