Month: October 2014

Update on the Biography of Gordon Clark, part 10.

It is tedious to write a book when often new pieces of information come to light and sections must be re-written! I’ve found a few new GHC letters recently in the collection I photocopied at the PCA archives. I also found a high school essay of Clark’s on the back of his math homework in …

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Clark on Van Til's "solution" to the Problem of the One and the Many

While teaching at Wheaton College (1937-1943) Dr. Clark actually used Dr. Van Til’s syllabi for some of his philosophy classes. One syllabus on Christian Apologetics in the Sangre de Cristo Seminary library has Dr. Clark’s handwritten note that it was given to him as a gift from Van Til in 1940. A typed note in …

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Update on the Biography of Gordon Clark, Part 9

I’ve completed the first draft of the biography, but am still coming across new information. One area that I’m working on is a later-life reconciliation between Clark and Van Til. I’ve confirmed that GHC taught at Geneva College in the Fall of 1974. I’ve been making progress on analyzing the Clark case in the OPC …

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