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The Nature of Genesis One

In this article Dr. Young, well known Old Testament scholar, explains what should be the Christian’s approach to the first chapter of Genesis. Such a treatment must precede the believing scholars’ interpretation of the various sections and verses of this chapter. The writer encouraged us to entertain the hope that he will give us a more […]

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Genesis One and Natural Science

This timely article is a review of the book entitled, Is There a Conflict Between Genesis 1 and Natural Science? by Dr. N.H. Ridderbos of ti,e Netherlands. The reviewer presents “three strong arguments” against the “literary framework” theory in explanation of Genesis 1—a theory held also by Dr. Lever of the Free University. Those interested in the subject […]

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Isaiah’s Unique Prophecy

In a recent issue of Torch and Trumpet we sought to trace very briefly the history of criticism of Isaiah. It was an interesting path to follow, for criticism, although it would deny to Isaiah the authorship of the entire book which bears his name, nevertheless has been unable to provide a substitute explanation of the […]

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Who Wrote Isaiah?

In the whole history of Old Testament scholarship there is hardly a phase that is more interesting than the history of opinion with respect to the authorship of the prophecy of Isaiah. As we sought to point out in the last issue of Torch and Trumpet, one who is willing to accept the witness of […]

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The Immanuel Prophecy

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, a young woman shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14, Revised Standard Version) “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14, King […]

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The Background of Genesis

The book of Genesis has been the object of many attacks. We are to consider in this article one of the strongest attacks that has been launched against this book of Scripture. It is one which would take from the work its entire trustworthiness, in that it denies or seeks to deny the historicity of the […]

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The Account of the Flood

In the year 1753 the Frenchman Jean Astruc published a book in which he discussed the question of the composition of the book of Genesis. He advanced the theory, although he was not the first to do so, that the book of Genesis can be divided into different documents, each of which goes back to […]

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