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Helpful Progress in the Infallibility Debate

“ISSUES” IN THE CHURCH It is not easy to say which matters on a synodical agenda are more and which are less important. For example, a seemingly unimportant decision made in 1955 concerning a Nigerian Seminary turned out to be the beginning of a major dispute which has not been fully resolved until this present moment. […]

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Reformed Old Testament Scholarship Today

NOTE: This article by Professor Woudstra Is the first of three requested by the editors. These three articles by recognized Old Testament scholars from Calvin Seminary and Westminster Seminary deal with different aspects of what the editors regard as a very unsatisfactory treatment of a most important subject appearing in the Reformed Journal of February […]

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Infallibility Explored*

PREFACE The following remarks were made before the students of the Junior and Senior Classes of Calvin Theological Seminary, after requests had been received to make some comments on the issue of infallibility. They were reproduced upon request for distribution among the students who desired to have a copy. The original lecture was prefaced with […]

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Reading Genesis 1

There is a ripple of disturbance running through the Christian Reformed Church. With some justification this ripple might perhaps be called a wave. On the crest of this wave there is carried, among other things, the question of a correct understanding of the meaning of Genesis 1 and subsequent chapters and the relevance of their revealed […]

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“When Kingship was Lowered from Heaven…”

The above phrase is found at the beginning of a list in which the kings of the ancient city of Sumer are enumerated. The phrase should serve as an appropriate title of the subsequent article, which intends to discuss certain aspects of the ideology of divine kingship in the light of biblical revelation. God’s Revelation and the “Life Situation” […]

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