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Westminster Seminary Professor Dies

The Rev. Ned Bernard Stonehouse, Th. D., Professor of New Testament and Dean of the Faculty in Westminster Theological Seminary, Chestnut Hill, died suddenly at his home, 333 Cherry Lane, Glenside, PA, on Sunday, November 18, following an extended illness, during most of which, however, he had been able to carry on his duties at […]

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Religion and Morals in the News

QUEEN WILHELMINA IS DEAD The former queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands died November 28 at the age of 82. When she relinquished her throne and was succeeded by her daughter Juliana, she refused to retain the title of queen and wished to be called Princess Wilhelmina. She had many sterling qualities for which she was […]

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Religion and Morals in the News

NAE PROTESTS SUNDAY SCHOOL MATERIAL FOR ARMED FORCES According to United Evangelical Action. Dr. Robert A. Cook, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), has sent a vigorous protest to the chief of Air Force chaplains who is also the chairman of the Armed Forces Chaplains Board, because the chiefs of chaplains have recommended […]

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Doctrinal Disturbances in a Sister Church

In the July-August issue of The Reformed Journal, Dr. G. Brillenburg Wurth, professor at the Kampen Theological Seminary in the Netherlands, writes about “Ecumenical Developments in the Netherlands.” The purpose of the article is to allay the fears that have arisen among us about certain developments among our Reformed brethren in the old country. The writer of […]

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Religion and Morals in the News

TELEPHONE SURVEY FINDS 50,000 CHURCHLESS An EP dispatch from Chicago tells that a survey by telephone was made to learn the religious affiliation of 205,000 residents of the suburban areas of that city. 550 people were employed to contact between 85 and 90 percent of the people in the areas surveyed. It was found that […]

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Church Unions and Divisions: Good and Bad

Present world wide ecumenical movement feeds the unnecessary divisions in the church. It has the eyes of many to the sin of those divisions which were the result of personal ambition, pride, and unwillingness to bear with brethren who differed on issues that did not touch the fundamentals of the Christian faith. Many of the so-called splinter […]

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Impressions of the 1962 Christian Reformed Synod

We attended many, though not all, of the sessions of the Christian Reformed Synod held last June and feel inclined to record our impressions. As far as we could judge a fraternal spirit prevailed. This was also the testimony of delegates to whom we have spoken. There was no manifestation of bitterness and differences of […]

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Agenda Synod of the Christian Reformed Church

In this article we seek to give our readers a preview of some of the matters which will come up for discussion next month at the Synod of the Christian Reformed Church to convene in Grand Rapids. We have not had the time to read the reports contained in the 307.page Agenda. Our comments will be […]

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More on the Basis of the World Council

The original title of last month’s excellent article by Dr. L. Praasma on the World Council of Churches mentioned only the Growth and Objectives of that organization. The writer felt that his article would not be complete unless he devoted some space to the Basis of the Council as expressed in its “affirmation of the Christian […]

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What Can We Learn from the Assemblies of God?

The 14th Annual Convention of the EPA (Evangelical Press Association) was held last January in Springfield, Missouri. This fast-growing organization now represents in its membership list 113 evangelical publications and this number is increasing year by year. Here is a legitimate type of ecumenicity, an example of the basic unity of all Christians who hold to the […]

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