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The Union Seminary of Nigeria

The proponents of a Union Seminary in Nigeria have set forth their reasons in various places with many words. It is possible to boil this literature down to a few basic arguments. Here we attempt to set forth their essential reasons and then analyze them. THE MOHAMMEDAN AND ROMAN CATHOLIC PERIL 1. One of the strongest arguments […]

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Book Review

The Visible Words of God by Joseph C. McLelland Wm. B. Eerdmuns Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 1957. 291 pp. This book treats the sacramental tlleology of the Florentian Reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli (1500–1562). There are several factors that make this study one of interest and worth, especially for those of the historic Reformed faith. One […]

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In 1957 two major denominations made sharp attacks against Christian schools. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. adopted an 11,000-word document which now stands as its official statement on this subject. The Synod of the Reformed Church in America, although not adopting a report of its Board of Education on this matter, […]

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Church Control of Calvin College?

In the February 1957 issue of The Reformed Journal, Prof. John Bratt wrote an article under the above title however, without a question mark. That omission signifies the main difference between that article and the present one. In his writing he made a strong plea for the ecclesiastical control of Calvin College (as distinct from […]

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School Rights III

In the May and September 1956 issues of Torch and Trumpet we attempted to answer some objections of readers in connection with the thesis that all schools, regardless of race, creed, or color, are entitled to their fair share of public school taxes in proportion to the number of students enrolled. Herewith we conclude these questions and […]

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Impressions of the Synod of 1956

One of the thrills of the Reformed faith is that many churches may and do cooperate in the same cause. We do not believe in an independent, Congregational type of government. where each local congregation is a completely autonomous unit working with other churches only in a very loose way. Rather, being closely united in doctrine, […]

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School Rights II

The proposition that double taxation in regard to private schools is wrong has been set forth in previous articles in the Torch and Trumpet (April, July 1955, Jan., May, 1956). The thesis was, as you will recall, that all schools, regardless of race, creed, or color. are entitled to their fair share of public school tax […]

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School Right

The subject of “double taxation” in reference to private schools is very controversial. In the last one hundred years America has not been accustomed to any other system than the present one. Therefore, when the subject of changing our existing laws and customs is broached, a great reaction is created. Below are some of the questions and […]

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Equal Rights for Christian Parents

Equal rights for Christian parents is a goal yet to be attained in democratic America. The freedom to send our children to the school of our choosing for the same money that it costs public school parents to send their children to the public school is not yet ours. We do not yet have equal rights with parents […]

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“God’s Ways…”

He didn’t care a thing about Christ. Oh, he went to a Congregational church every Sunday morning, but he didn’t hear of the Christ who died for sinners. Then, one day, after his pastor had moved to another church, he went to a church in a nearby city—also Congregational—and there, after many months of biblical preaching, became […]

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