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In our last article, we noted several kings of Israel and Judah who were mentioned by name in various extra-biblical ancient Near Eastern writings. Of those kings singled out was Heze-kiah, son of Ahaz, who reigned from 716–687 B.C.1 Hezekiah’s time was in many ways the true golden age of the kingdom of Judah. Jerusalem […]

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Genesis One – IS IT HISTORICAL?

It is to be expected that earnest Christians would devote much time at the present day to a study of the first chapter of Genesis. We are living in a time when “science” has much to say about our earth and the solar system. It is a time, so we are told, in which old opinions and […]

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Christianity, Capitalism, and Socialism

“Do you know any good, solid argument against Socialism, based on the Bible?” The question was raised by a student and had been occasioned by a professor’s classroom remarks and student discussions. OUR CURRENT CONFUSION There are among us many who are highly critical of Socialism, but who, if asked to say just what they […]

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The Bible and Theistic Evolution

In introducing the papers in the three-volume work on evolution stemming from the 1959 Darwinian Centennial Convention in Chicago, Sir Julian Huxley eulogizes Darwin as follows: Charles Darwin has rightly been described as the “Newton of biology”: he did more than any single individual before or since to change man’s attitude to the phenomena of […]

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Interpreting “The Infallibility Report”

One of the most crucial of all theological discussions of modern times concerns the nature, authority, and trustworthiness of Scripture. Historically this discussion arose as a result of modern critical studies of the Bible, most of which have been undertaken out of a spirit of skepticism toward all traditions, under the impulse of philosophies of history which […]

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