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CORNELIUS VAN TIL The Dilemma of Education The Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Compony. 1956. ix. 44. In this short but interesting pamphlet Westminster’s Apologist applies his distinctive philosophical approach to the field of education. He proVides us with an evaluation of certain contending philosophies of education in the light of what he believes to be tho only […]

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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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A New Apologetics: An Analysis and Appraisal of the Eristic Theology of Emil Brunner PAUL G. SCHROTEHBOER Kok, Kampen, 1955. 222 pp. The Christian is called always to be ready to “give an answer for the hope that is within him.” Not only is this true, but some Christians ought surely to be concerned with the science of giving […]

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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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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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The Epistles of Paul to the Philippians and to Philemon JAC. J. MULLER (Wm. B. Eerdman, Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 1955) The appearance of this additional volume of the New International Commentary on the New Testament brings one step closer to the completion of this truly fine undertaking. Like the other volumes in this series that […]

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