Γορδονος Κλαρκος Απομνημονευματα (Gordon Clark Remembrances)

[Here is something that to my knowledge I haven’t posted previously. It is a transcript of a document of Gordon Clark’s remembrances, given in his later years.]   Γορδονος Κλαρκος Απομνημονευματα (Gordon Clark Remembrances) though they are not so memorable My earliest memory is of a vacation trip to Niagara Fall when I was just …

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Review of The Incredible Scofield and His Book by Joseph M. Canfield

The Incredible Scofield and His Book, by Joseph M. Canfield, Vallecito, CA: Ross House Books, 1988, 2004, 394 pp. The Incredible Scofield and His Book is an expose of Cyrus Ingerson (C. I.) Scofield (1843-1921) and his Scofield Reference Bible. The historical research put into this volume is impressive and the reading is interesting, but …

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Gordon Clark’s Half-Preformation Theory

In this article I contend that philosopher Ronald Nash erred when he claimed that Gordon Clark held to the Preformation Theory. I believe it is better said that Clark held to only half of this theory. It seems likely that Nash erred by reading his own view into Clark. Nash’s contention that Clark held to …

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Notes on Ronald H. Nash’s lecture series, “History of Philosophy and Christian Thought”

This is a series of 36 lectures given by Ronald H. Nash at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando. Though lectures of the same title were given in the Fall of 2001 (and released in 2014 on MP3 CDs), this series on iTunes was given in 1991 (and once sold as a set of 24 audio cassettes). …

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Two Erroneous Epistemological Distinctions

In The Word of God and the Mind of Man, Ronald Nash contends for the existence of both propositional revelation and “personal revelation.” Though to this idea of “personal revelation” Nash gives various other terms—including “encounter” and “event”—nowhere does he provide a definition. What he means then by “personal revelation”is impossible to know. It is …

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Review of The Word of God and the Mind of Man by Ronald H. Nash

The Word of God and the Mind of Man, The Crisis in Revealed Truth in Contemporary Theology, by Ronald H. Nash, Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 1982, 132 pp. After a few comments, the following is not a review so much as a really long summary of Ronald Nash’s The Word of God and he Mind of …

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GHC Review 56: The Works of Gordon Haddon Clark

The numbered volumes of The Works of Gordon Haddon Clark all published by the Trinity Foundation include the following: 1999. The Pastoral Epistles. Vol. 15. 2000. Thales to Dewey. Vol. 3. 2000. A Christian Philosophy of Education. Vol. 10. 2004. Christian Philosophy. Vol. 4. The combined edition of: [Religion, Reason and Revelation (1961) 1995], [Three …

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GHC Review 55: Ancient Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy, by Gordon H. Clark, The Trinity Foundation, 1997, 495 pp. This book is valuable in that it reproduces otherwise difficult to find material. But it is a bit awkward in that in reproducing material from multiple early Clark books, it contains two sections of each the Pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic Age. …

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GHC Review 54: Philippians

Philippians, by Gordon H. Clark, Hobbs, NM: The Trinity Foundation, 1996, 123 pp. This is the last published commentary of Gordon Clark’s and the last published original material of his as well. John Robbins notes in the introduction that Clark wrote the book “around 1982.” Clark’s correspondence confirms this. In a letter from Clark to …

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GHC Review 51: Lord God of Truth

Lord God of Truth, Gordon H. Clark, Hobbs, NM: The Trinity Foundation, 1994, 47 pp. There are some complications with the bibliographic header above. The volume as printed actually contains two books, Clark’s Lord God of Truth and Augustine’s Concerning the Teacher. Then, while the book has a first edition copyright 1986 and second edition …

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Sermon on Acts 20:17-27 – “Embrace the Whole Counsel of God”

Dillingham Presbyterian Church – March 17, 2019 Scripture reading: [Act 20:17-27 ESV] 17 Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him. 18 And when they came to him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the …

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