Got a problem? Just ask Dr. Clark, who finds thinking simply a lark But of your logic be certain, or you could be hurtin’, And you’ll wind up even more in the dark.
Robert L. Reymond discusses Gordon H. Clark’s philosophy in his book The Justification of Knowledge (Reformed and Presbyterian Publishing Co., 1979). Reymond says there are two areas in which he is in disagreement with Clark: “first, his limitation of ‘knowledge’ only to his basic axiom and to what by good and necessary consequence may be deduced
Although the discussion has been called a debate on the “incomprehensibility of God”, both Gordon Clark and Cornelius Van Til agreed that God is incomprehensible. By this, it is meant that no one does, or ever can, know God fully. The true nature of the debate is regarding the content of man’s knowledge and the
Here is a recollection from Samuel Faircloth, a student in Gordon Clark’s Medieval Philosophy course at Wheaton College. Billy Graham was also a student in the very same class. “Clark was a very systematic, philosophical, orthodox elder – Presbyterian elder. He objected to communion on campus. He said communion belongs to the church. You shouldn’t
Properly defining terms is necessary for understanding. In a Christian context, it is important to know the meaning of the terms worship, praise, and holy, etc. Particularly challenging, and thus all the more necessary, is properly defining the term “person” as it relates to the Trinity. Some of these terms, such as “holy” are used