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Is Our Theology Vital?

From the city of The Angels the voice of Dr. James Daane has been emitting warning signals intermittently concerning the state of the Church. Dr. Daane does not hide his hopes and fears. They are of such a nature that he has no peace but must needs cry out, However, this watchman upon the walls of […]

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Second Thoughts on the Dead Sea Scrolls F. F. BRUCE (Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1956, 144 pages, Price $2.50) Hot on the heels of the Israeli Army invading the Sinai peninsula last year was a group of Jewish scholars who risked the trip to search out the location of Mt. […]

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General Revelation G. C. BERKOUWER (Wm. B.Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapid., Mich. 1955) “There is no more significant question in the whole of theology and in the whole of human life than that of the nature and reality of revelation” (p. 17). Thus does Professor Berkouwer close his opening chapter in this volume entitled General Revelation, the […]

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The Pillars of Our Church V – Doctrinal Sensitivity

Sensitivity is a characteristic of life. It is the path to life’s enlargement and enrichment. It also saves life. In the wonderful world of wild life sensitivity to foreign sounds and smells is the creature’s best defense. It constitutes a life-saving mechanism given by the Creator. Man has added many mechanical devices, both in peace and […]

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By Grace Alone HERMAN KUIPER (1955, Wm. 8. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids 3, Michigan. pp. 165. $2.50.) This book by professor Kuiper of Calvin Seminary is a study in Soteriology, the doctrine of salvation. The title accurately indicates the theme of the book, that every step of the way of salvation is taken by […]

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The relationship of the church to the field of education in general and particularly the right of the church to maintain a college has been a question of perennial interest and intermittent debate in Reformed circles. That general education does not belong to the task of the church is commonly accepted, or has been generally agreed upon […]

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Is It Worthing Reading?

Jesus of Yesterday and Today SAMUEL G. CRAIG The Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1956. 186 pages. $2.75. The author of this most timely and well· written book is a father in Israel. He not only dedicates it to his grandchildren, but in the account of his life we learn that for over forty years he […]

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Over De Laatste Dingen Tussen… Sterven…… Opstanding, door DR. K. DYK. Tweede Druk—J. H. KoIe, Kampen 1955. 188 pages. f6.90. This work is the first of a trilogy on the subject of eschatology. The author tells us in the preface that it is especially the peculiar tension which characterizes contemporary man which drives him to a new appraisal […]

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Protestant Nurture – An Introduction to Christian Education HARRY C. MUNRO (Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1956, 270 pp.) The author of this book comes to grips with some fundamental problems in Christian education today. And he does it in a refreshing, stimulating way. In a lucid and easy-flowing style he develops his views with […]

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The Modern Student’s Life of Christ PHILIP VOLLMER, Ph.D., D.O., Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, 1912, 353 pages. This reprint of Dr. Vollmer’s excellent little handbook on the life of Christ is a most welcome volume to those who would study and teach the life of our Lord. Dr. Volliner was born in Germany in […]

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