Scripturalism and the Gettier Problem

By Doug Douma and Luke Miner   So the story goes, epistemologists had long held knowledge to be justified true belief (JTB). (A story to be doubted according to Alvin Plantinga.) (That Clark held to JTB rather than just “true belief” (TB) Doug has argued in Gordon Clark’s Theory of […]

Then, Now, and Al by Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff

This is an interesting lecture by Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff that gives a fascinating commentary on the history of the philosophy of the 20th century and explains how Alvin Plantinga fits in.  This was a paper that Wolterstorff wrote awhile ago and then presented it at Alvin Plantinga’s retirement. Then, Now, […]

Thoughts on Christian Teachings on Sex, Family, and Life by Richard Swinburne

God has given us many moral commands by which we should live.  But why obey them?  At least two good reasons are usually given.  The first is that we should obey God’s commands because His commands have our best interest in mind.  The second is that we should obey God’s […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism:  A Response – Part 8 of 10

Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5.Part 6.Part7 The Objection Scripturalists cannot show how a Christian worldview solves various philosophical and ethical problems raised for non-Christian worldviews. a) For instance, the law of non-contradiction (that A is not non-A) is a perfectly general law nowhere contained in […]

A Resource on Gordon Clark’s Philosophy of Language

A lot of people have asked me lately about Gordon Clark’s philosophy of language.  I also know many people who consider themselves Clarkians who have significant misunderstandings of Clark in this area.  In these 3 lectures from the Trinity Foundation, Gordon Clark treats popular views of language and presents a […]

William Lane Craig Explaining Infinite

William Lane Craig gives some interesting thoughts on infinite.  This sermon is given in his Sunday School Class where he’s explaining systematic theology and currently going thru an excurses on Natural Theology.  He does a good job explaining infinite to laypeople and also relates this explanation to the infinite of […]

Arguments – A Resource on Verbal Disputes

Some disputes seem irresolvable because people are using language differently.  They aren’t quite talking about the same thing.  I’ve experienced this many times when discussing “free will”.  Everyone talks about it, nobody defines it, so why think we’re talking about the same thing?  Same thing with “faith”, “justification” (both theological […]

Coffee At Richard Swinburne’s Apartment

When my wife and I were in Oxford in September 2016, we were honored to have the opportunity to go to the house of Dr. Richard Swinburne and have coffee. For those who know my Clarkian persuasions, and for those who are familiar with the scholarly work of Dr. Swinburne, […]

Alvin Goldman On Reformed Epistemology

For epistemology enthusiasts who also follow Alvin Plantinga and Reformed Epistemology.  Alvin Goldman argues against reformed epistemology and is rebutted by Michael Antony.  Discussion ensues afterward. God and Cognitive Science – Alvin Goldman    

An Idiot’s Guide to Learning about the Clark-Van Til Controversy

In the Christian world, it seems that the reading of Gordon Clark and Cornelius Van Til has all but perished.  In the philosophical world, there has been a resurgence of Christian philosophers building on the work of Richard Swinburne, Alvin Plantinga, and others, yet you can barely find mention of […]

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