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The Christian College in the Twentieth Century by BERNARD RAMM Eerdmans, 1963, 125 pages, price $3.00 This delightful volume aims to state what a college must be in order to merit the name Christian. The author’s approach is historical. He relates the views of Aurelius Augustine, philip Melanchthon, John Henry Newman, Abraham Kuyper and Sir Walter […]

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The Bible and Archaeology J.A. THOMPSON Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI, 1962, 438 pp., $5.95. Of the many publications in the general area of archaeology and the Bible this is one of the better. It is a revised edition of a single-volume version of three earlier works on Biblical archaeology issued by […]

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Barnes’ Notes on the New Testament Edited by INGRAM COSBIN I Volume (complete and unabridged). 1763 pages, published by Kregel, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Price $14.95. Barnes has long been for many Bible students a standby and a standard. Through the years (almost a century), it has been found on family bookshelves, in pastors’ libraries, church […]

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The Word of God According to St. Augustine by A.D.R. POLMAN Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI, 242 pages, price $5.00 This is the first of four volumes which Dr. Polman is writing on the Theology of Augustine. In the three which are to follow the author expects to treat respectively the doctrine […]

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The Words and Wonders of the Cross by GORDON GIROD Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1962, 154 pages, $2.50. The author of this book is pastor of Seventh Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. He is without a doubt one of the most prominent pulpiteers in this city and in the Reformed Church of America. Reverend […]

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Varieties of Christian Apologetics: An Introduction to the Christian Philosophy of Religion by BERNARD RAMM Baker, 199 pages, $3.95 In this new edition, Ramm rewrites his early study of Christian apologetics in terms of greater usability as a textbook Besides various cuts and revisions, two chapters have been substituted for earlier ones. As a textbook, Ramm’s work […]

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The Heidelberg Story by DR. EDWARD J. MASSELINK Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan 121 pages, illustrated. $2.50 The Heidelberg Story is also Calvinism’s story. Through four centuries of church history Calvinism and the Heidelberg Catechism have gone hand in hand around tho world; so much so that some have expressed (ear the Calvinist might sometime allow […]

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Man: The Image of God by G.C. BERKOUWER Eerdmans, 1962. 375 pages. Price $6.00 This is the eighth volume to appear in the American edition of Professor Berkouwer’s “Studies in Dogmatics.” It is an excellent source-book for any one who wishes to study the history of the dogma of man as the image of God. […]

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In Den Beginne by HELMUTH FREY Exposition of Genesis I–XI. Translated from the German by Rev. H. A. Wiersenga. Wever, Freneker, 188 pages. Whereas formerly the first three chapters of Genesis were particularly the object of special consideration (see the monumental work of Dr. Aalders), it has come to the reviewer’s attention that this is […]

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Pentecost and Missions by HARRY R. BOER Wm. 8. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. 1961. 270 pages. $5.00. From the viewpoint of orthodoxy it is disturbing that the foreword to this book was written by W. A. Visser ‘t Hooft, who for years has collaborated closely in the World Council of Churches with outspoken theological liberals […]

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