The Revealing Ratio: Its Review and Response

The responsible church of Christ is expected to carefully examine the contents of each Synod’s Agenda. In this year’s 496–page volume the reader notes in Report No. 2 of Calvin College and Seminary two additional Appendices “A” and “B.” Appendix “B,” entitled “Report on Matter of Social Dancing,” originates in a Synodical recommendation of 1977 (Synodical […]

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The Race Issue and the CRC

The history of the race problem in the Christian Reformed Church goes back to an overture at the Synod of 1968 resulting in the adoption of the Race Declarations. The Synod of 1970 faced the knotty problem of judging an entire Classis because, it was alleged, it turned a deaf car to such Race Declarations. […]

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