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The Comprehensive Bible Concordance ED. A. CLARKE Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids 6, Michigan, 284 pages, $3.50. This concordance first appeared over a hundred years ago. It is a handy tool, compact enough to be slipped into a brief case, hence very usable for Bible students and teachers. All key words of Scripture arc listed from Aaron […]

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The Children’s King James’ Bible – New Testament by Jay Green and ‘Peter’ Palmer Modern Bible Translators, Inc., 1124 S.E. First St., Evansville, Indiana, 1960, 687 pp., $6.95. This, the first volume of the entire Bible, has been published so that Johnny can read.* The translator believes that any normal nine-year-old can both read and un· […]

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THE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE OF HISTORY by John McIntyre Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1957 (118 pp.) As a theologian Dr. McIntyre is concerned with a philosophy of history that is both consistent with and expressive of the idea of the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ. He seeks for a doctrine of history “which is in […]

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World Civilization  by Albert Hyma Part I, A Survey of Ancient Civilization, Ann Arbor Publishers—1959 Dr. Albert Hyma, history professor at the University of Michigan, has written his first volume of thirteen chapters of a projected five volume work entitled World Civilization. It has been printed in paperbound cover by the Ann Arbor Publishers. The preface states that […]

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Baker’s Dictionary of Theology Edited by Everett F. Harrison, Geoffrey W. Bromley, and Carl F.H. Henry Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1960, 566 pp. $8.95. There has been a need for a long time for a one-volume, up-to-date dictionary of theology by evangelical editors. Here is one. Its list of some 140 contributors is a cross […]

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GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY, THEN TAKE-OVER It does not look as if our federal government would ever agree to or even consider subsidizing non-public schools or that our States would ever refund tax money to these schools. Any proposal in that direction would evoke a veritable hurricane of protests. Any movement of this sort, regardless of the source, […]

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The Two Empires in Japan (Centennial Reflections) A Record of the Church-State Conflict by John M.L. Young Published by The Bible Times Press, Tokyo, 1958. 250 pages, $2.00 NOTE: American orders may be lent 10 The Independent Board of Foreign Missions, 246 West Walnut Lane, Philadelphia 44, Penna. Ecclesiastical compromise has been the undoing of the Church of […]

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS AND CHRISTIAN MISSIONS Is the Christian day school a selfish institution, that is, an enterprise purely for local benefit? When we give our dollars to this cause, are we merely “doing something for ourselves”? Shouldn’t the church be more interested in doing things “for others,” especially for the teeming millions seemingly bound for everlasting […]

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Divine Election by G.C. Berkouwer Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1960. 336 pp. $4.50 The book jacket of this study carries two endorsements, the first from James Daane and the second from Christianity Today. According to the latter, this work “rejects both the traditional and the Barthian view of the ultimacy of election and reprobation.” This characterization aptly […]

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The Calvinistic Concept of Culture by Henry R. Van Til Published by Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI, 245 pages, $4.50. This is one of twenty-five Choice Evangelical Books of 1959. These books were selected by the editorial staff of Christianity Today because they “propound evangelical perspectives in a significant way, or apply biblical doctrines […]

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