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

Review of An Introduction to Christian Apologetics by Edward John Carnell

An Introduction to Christian Apologetics by Edward John Carnell, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1948, Fifth Edition 1956, 379 pp. While Carl Henry and John Robbins might be the first two to come to mind when thinking of notable students of Gordon … Continue reading

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Gordon H. Clark Praying at His Grandson’s Wedding

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Rushdoony to Robbins on the Clark–VanTil Controversy

R. J. Rushdoony wrote on May 3, 1995 to John Robbins: “Van Til had told me that the Clark case was a put-up job (and others confirmed it).  INSTEAD OF TACKLING THEOLOGY DIRECTLY, A FEW MEN URGED Clark, who was … Continue reading

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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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Gordon Clark and Other Reformed Critics of Karl Barth

[This essay will be published in the Oct-Dec 2018 Trinity Review. The pdf version is formatted better: Gordon Clark and Other Reformed Critics of Karl Barth] Gordon Clark and Other Reformed Critics of Karl Barth By Douglas J. Douma Introduction Proponents of … Continue reading

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Gordon Clark’s view of Romans 1:20

Perhaps the most commonly referenced verse in support of the cosmological argument for the existence of God is Romans 1:20, “For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of … 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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