What is it to Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ?

  Introduction What is saving faith?  In Acts 16, Luke recounts the immediate question of a jail-guard after he realizes that his prisoners, Paul and Silas, are evangelists from God. The Philippian jailer says:  “What must I do to be saved?”  It is hard to overstate the significance of this […]

Obscure Clark-Quote on the Trinity

In The Trinity, Clark points out that Platonic Realism helps to answer many questions regarding the doctrine of the Trinity.  However, Clark’s solutions also raise additional questions.  In the quote below, Hodge attacks the view Clark holds and Clark makes a very interesting response.   “…Hodge is violently opposed to […]

Isolationist Clarkians:  An Oxymoron?

Some people think of Gordon Clark’s theology as divisive and isolationist in nature.  This article gives reasons to doubt this.  However, I think that any theological system that is at variance with the cultural norms will naturally produce a divisive spirit in some people.  This is because people who think […]

A List of Differences Between the Thought of Gordon H. Clark and Cornelius Van Til

Source:  A List of Differences Between The Though of Gordon H. Clark and Cornelius Van Til  by Doug Douma   [Critique of this list is appreciated. I don’t own many of Van Til’s books and so haven’t provided as many quotes of his positions as I would like.]   Outline: The […]

The Good Things about The Shack

The Shack is back and everyone’s getting a piece of the action.  The mystics are embracing and embellishing it, and using it to combat their doctrine-obsessed cousins.  The anti-mystics (the Reformed folks and such) are pointing out the doctrinal errors and warning people against it.  This article is by 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 […]

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 […]

Systematic Theology from William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig is the most well-known Christian apologist in the world.  He is most famous for his public debates with both popular and academic critics of Christianity and for his apologetic writings.  Because Dr. Craig is not reformed nor presuppositional in his apologetic, he is often criticized by reformed […]

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