Month: December 2013

Frame, Van Til, and Knowledge

On Pg 700 of John Frames Systematic Theology he writes: 1. “Clark assumed that any difference between God’s thinking and man’s thinking was necessarily a difference in truth value.” and 2. “Actually, Clark and Van Til were not as far apart a they seemed to think.  Clark allowed that there were important differences between divine …

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Obligations and The Libertarian and Christian Principles of Ownership

Obligations are those requirements which claim a right to your time, energy, person, life, or property. The secular libertarian axiom is the “principle of self-ownership.” Since you “own yourself” you have the RIGHT to your life, the actions you do (liberty), and the fruits of these actions (your property.) Because you “own yourself” no one …

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Gordon Clark and the Problem of Evil

One of the most common arguments against orthodox Christianity is the so-called “Problem of Evil” (POE).  This argument is that there is supposed to be a logical contradiction in that these three particular doctrines are held in combination: 1. God is loving, 2. God is omnipotent (all powerful), and 3. There is evil in the …

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