Month: August 2020

A Battle on the Board of Trustees at Westminster Seminary, 1935-1936.

[I’ve been collecting references to this event. While I haven’t written a prose account, I figured the references themselves (chronologically ordered) might be of interest to OPC, BPC, and Machen scholars.] J. Gresham Machen to Presbyterian minister Roy T. Brumbaugh, 10/9/1935 – “It looks as though the crisis were on in the Seminary board meeting. …

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Sermon on John 17:1-26 – “Jesus’ Prayer for His People”

Sermon for Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Isa 53:10-12 ESV] 10 Yet it was the will of the LORD to crush him; he has put him to grief; when his soul makes an offering for guilt, he shall see his offspring; he shall prolong his …

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Notes on Gordon Clark and Probability

1. Clark defined probability as the fraction of favorable cases over total number of cases. In good Clarkian fashion it is of primary importance to first define the term at hand. As for “probability,” Clark twice provided a definition in his debate with David Hoover. In the first occasion he said “Probability is the fraction …

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Sermon on Psalm 2:1-12 – “Is the World out of Control?”

Sermon for Sunday, August 9th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading and sermon text: [Psa 2:1-12 ESV] 1 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his …

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