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The Kingdom of God, A Guide for Old Testament Study by Francis Breisch, Jr. National Union of Christian Schools, 243 pages. Cloth bound, $3.00 paper bound, $2.40. Many commentaries and guides for Old Testament study are unsuitable as textbooks because they lack an organizing principle which carries the student systematically and progressively through the Old […]

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Daane’s Theology*

Professor Cornelius Van Til of Westminster Theological Seminary has, in his little book, The Theology of James Daane, made a most significant contribution to the cause of living orthodoxy. The Daane-Van Til controversy, having its historic origins in the question of “common grace”, has come now lo reveal itself as a controversy about the nature of divine […]

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By What Standard? by ROUSAS JOHN RUSHDOONY The Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1959. 209 pages. A recent issue of Time ( March 10, 1959) has featured theologian Paul Tillich, landing him as Theologian Number One and advertising on the front cover along with his portrait his Existentialism as “A Theology for Protestants.” Like the Athenian […]

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“Fundamentalism” and the Word Of God by J. I. PACKER Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids 3, Michigan, 1958 Pocket Edition, $1.25. The author defines his purpose to be “a constructive testament of evangelical principles in the light of the current ‘Fundamentalism controversy’. His aim is to ‘fix the right approach to the Bible, to the […]

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The Crucial Words from Calvary by HERSCHEL H. HOBBS Calvary Attitudes by RUSSELL BRADLEY JONES Loyalty to Christ by DONALD E. DEMARAY Published 1958 by Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Though the Lenten season is past, the hooks mentioned above will elicit the interest of all preachers who feel impelled to devote a number of […]

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To Be or Not To Be Reformed Whither the Christian Reformed Church? by R.B. KUIPER. Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids 6, Michigan 1959. 192 pages. Price $2.95 This book had to be written. Perhaps it should have been written sooner; certainly not any later. The author, Professor Emeritus of Practical ‘Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, and President Emeritus of Calvin Seminary, is by no means retired. […]

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The Future Of The Kingdom In Prophecy And Fulfillment by MARTIN J. WYNGAARDEN, A. M., B. D., Ph. D. A Study of the Scope of “Spiritualization” in Scripture. Baker Book House, Grand Rapid., 1955. 211 pages. This is a reprint of a very excellent volume on the interpretation of prophecy. The thesis of the author […]

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Thy Word Is Truth “Thoughts on the Biblical Doctrine of Inspiration” by EDWARD J. YOUNG Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1957. 287 pages. $3.50 According to the preface of this book, it is not intended as a technical theological treatise but rather as a popular presentation to acquaint the average, intelligent layman with the […]

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Thine Is My Heart – Devotional Readings from the Writings of JOHN CALVIN, ED. JOHN H. KROMMINGA Published by Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1958. Price $3.95. The Calvinistic Community is greatly indebted to Dr. Kromminga and the Zondervan Publishing House for this anthology of Calvin’s thought in such a form that it can be enjoyed throughout […]

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“The Conflict with Rome” by DR. GERRIT G. BERKOUWER This is the title of an important study of Roman Catholic doctrine by Dr. Gerrit G. Berkouwer, professor of dogmatic theology in the Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. He is recognized even in Catholic circles as a most worthy opponent because of his erudition and his sincere […]

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